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2022 Best Schools in Frederick

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  1. #25 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Oakdale High School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    212 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Teachers are great but some can be annoying. Students and staff members are awesome! Academics is really good since there are a lot of AP classes with great teachers! If you are going into the STEM....

    Read 212 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,267,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

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  2. #44 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Saint John's Catholic Prep

    Private School,

    BUCKEYSTOWN, MD,

    9-12,

    86 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says This is such an amazing environment and I am sad to be leaving next year. It is entirely worth the cost to attend rather than public school. The teachers are so enthusiastic and care so much about....

    Read 86 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 288,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  3. #64 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Friends Meeting School

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    Private School,

    IJAMSVILLE, MD,

    K-12,

    30 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Friends Meeting School is a beautiful and kind place to grow up and grow into yourself as a child. The campus is lovely; the teachers are beyond dedicated; the curriculum is full and lively, with a....

    Read 30 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 88,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  4. #36 Best Public Middle Schools in Maryland.

    Oakdale Middle School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    6-8,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 2.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Oakdale middle is a school where everyone is welcomed. The school is less diverse but no matter your race or background, you will be treated with respect. Teachers make sure that student understand...Outside of academics, Oakdale middle school teachers and staff plan fun activities through lesson and within the school allowing students from all social structures to engage comfortably with their....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 872,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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  5. #145 Best Public Elementary Schools in Maryland.

    Frederick Classical Charter School

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    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    K-8,

    6 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says A great alternative choice to FCPS, smaller class sizes and a different approach to learning. A great school culture. My only wish was that the building was larger but they are actively looking for a....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 376,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  6. #73 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Highland View Academy

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    Private School,

    HAGERSTOWN, MD,

    9-12,

    23 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says The teachers are amazing. They really care about the students and ensure that they have the best experience possible. The school has an excellent STEM program where students can explore project based....

    Read 23 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 96,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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  7. #173 Best Public Elementary Schools in Maryland.

    Monocacy Valley Montessori Public Charter School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-8,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 2.5 stars.

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 300,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  8. #70 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Walkersville High School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    243 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Honestly the academic portion of Walkerville isn’t half bad! Most teachers care for your well being and don’t overwork students. However as a young black female I can admit to facing some prejudice....

    Read 243 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,185,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  9. #188 Best Public Elementary Schools in Maryland.

    Yellow Springs Elementary School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    K-5,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 470,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  10. #209 Best Public Elementary Schools in Maryland.

    North Frederick Elementary School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 669,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  11. #80 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    New Life Christian School

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    Private School,

    FREDERICK, MD,

    K-12,

    39 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says The atmosphere of the school was very loving and open, unlike any public school. The teachers approach learning with a positive attitude and they are always willing to help. The school creates a....

    Read 39 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 247,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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  12. #225 Best Public Elementary Schools in Maryland.

    Whittier Elementary School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 718,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  13. #230 Best Public Elementary Schools in Maryland.

    Parkway Elementary School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    K-5,

    6 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Wish we could get funding to improve the school. Since it is a older school, many things have held up over time. Same desks and chairs since I was a student in the early 1980's. But you see where....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 242,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  14. #78 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Frederick High School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    225 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I love Frederick High school. I'm a student there and love it! The elective teachers are fun and nice people, sports are getting better each year, we have a nice and new building, and they have a new....

    Read 225 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,508,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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  15. #237 Best Public Elementary Schools in Maryland.

    Oakdale Elementary School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 792,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  16. #80 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Tuscarora High School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    417 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I feel lucky to be a part of Tuscarora High School and its story. One aspect I enjoy about our school is the diversity we have to offer. We are in the top 20% in terms of diversity in the schools....

    Read 417 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,590,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  17. #258 Best Public Elementary Schools in Maryland.

    Ballenger Creek Elementary School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 586,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  18. #86 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Mount Airy Christian Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    MOUNT AIRY, MD,

    PK, K-12,

    46 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says In my opinion, Mount Airy Christian Academy is an excellent school. They have allowed me to increase my knowledge in every topic. The staff at this school is excellent and they seem to not only care....

    Read 46 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 312,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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  19. #267 Best Public Elementary Schools in Maryland.

    Orchard Grove Elementary School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 635,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  20. #84 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Gov. Thomas Johnson High School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    351 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says What I liked the most about TJ was the people. One of the greatest aspects about the teachers, and administrators is their sense of determination. If you are failing, your teachers will provide you...As for activities, there is always something going on be it in sports, academic clubs, art groups, NJROTC, or some other club. Overall, its a good school with amazing teachers and staff and number....

    Read 351 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,730,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  21. #89 Best Public Middle Schools in Maryland.

    Gov. Thomas Johnson Middle School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    6-8,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says The teachers were pretty good. Many of the other students ruined my experience here, though others made it pretty great at times! I was on the cheer team, and though our basketball team wasn't very....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 553,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  22. #93 Best Public Middle Schools in Maryland.

    West Frederick Middle School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    6-8,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I liked that the teachers are encouraged to provide interesting lessons. I also like how diverse the school is..

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 947,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  23. #307 Best Public Elementary Schools in Maryland.

    Monocacy Elementary School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 611,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  24. #96 Best Public Middle Schools in Maryland.

    Walkersville Middle School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    6-8,

    14 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says A charming older school. Hopefully the county will renovate it soon. The staff is what makes it great and the new administration is working hard improve the culture beyond what it is now. They....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 876,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  25. #320 Best Public Elementary Schools in Maryland.

    Carroll Creek Montessori Public Charter School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-8,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Carroll Creek has that ability to bring out the best in every kid with their Montessory method. I love the way they teach theoretical and practical concepts along with great foundation in...I definitely recommend this school..

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 318,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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