20 Best Public High Schools in Maryland



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Maryland high schools rank first in the country for performance, according to a report released by U.S. News & World Report. Maryland has the highest percentage of schools achieving gold and silver rankings. More than 25 percent of high schools in Maryland hold a gold or silver ranking by U.S. News.

Every child is unique with different educational needs and interests. That’s why Maryland Public Schools offer a wide variety of choices for high school students. These are the top 20 best public high schools in Maryland that offer the best opportunities for students.

20. Huntingtown High School, Huntingtown, MD

Huntingtown High School is a public school in Huntingtown, Maryland. It has 1,585 students in grades 9-12. This school is excellent if you seek someone to talk to – whether it is a teacher, classmate, or administrator. Overall, this school is amazing for the average student who wants a challenge as well as a social life.

Huntingtown High School is a fantastic place to pursue your education in. All the teachers and administrators care about the education you are receiving and do the best they can to make your experience the best it can be.

The academics are superb in this school. The AP scores are among the best in this school. Most of the teachers are very nice and do all they can to help the students succeed. Many will stay after school so students can make up work or so they can give extra help to students who don’t understand.

The number of opportunities available in Huntingtown High School are endless. Sports include football, soccer, field hockey, basketball, tennis, track and lacrosse. There are an incredible amount of sports to choose from. The entire school is very supportive of any activity you decide to be a part of and they even encourage students to create new activities that will benefit additional students.

The school also has numerous clubs such as math club, academic team, robotics club FBLA, History club and many more.

It is very easy to create your own club or after school organization because the staff will do whatever it has to, to guarantee students success. There is also tutoring offered everyday by teacher and the National Honor Society.

All of the teachers are top-notch and really care about the students doing well on exams and AP tests. They prepare them well for the tests by giving homework and doing activities during class that engage students and help them learn.

  • Huntingtown High School graduation rate is 93.0%. National average is 82.2%.
  • 98.0% students of Huntingtown High School scored at or above proficiency levels on their state math assessment test.
  • 96.0% students of Huntingtown High School scored at or above proficiency levels on their state reading/language arts assessment test.
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