20 Best Public High Schools in Maryland


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19. George W. Carver Center for Arts & Technology, Towson, MD

George W. Carver Center for Arts & Technology is a public magnet school in Towson, Maryland. It has 809 students in grades 9-12. Carver Center has loads of opportunity. The school gives students the platform to be successful and the inspiration to do well.

The overall atmosphere is extremely accepting and it is a place where you can branch out and explore your identity without being made to feel uncomfortable.

Classes are mostly honors and above, so you need to be a hard worker to attend this school. There are numerous AP classes available and teachers will ensure that students are prepared for AP tests, even offering ways for financially struggling students to pay for the tests.

The school proudly recognizes and encourages honors, GT, and AP achievement, but won’t push a student into anything they don’t ask for.

Extracurriculars are everywhere, and there is something for everyone. Carver Center has everything from a anime club to engineering club. No matter what you enjoy it’s possible to find something that suits you. And if you want to start a club then all you have to do is find a teacher to sponsor you.

The athletic facilities at Carver Center are amazing. The gymnasium is well equipped for team sports and the fitness room is like a miniature “Brick Bodies” inside a school.

The physical education department head offers classes after school and open gym opportunities that really encourage everyone to stay in shape not just the athletes.

The teachers are understanding and helpful to all those willing to come to them with any problems.

On the marjority, most teachers are completely amazing. They know how to teach the material so that everyone can understand and they make fun and engaging lessons.

  • George W. Carver Center for Arts & Technology graduation rate is 95.0%. National average is 82.2%.
  • 95.0% students of George W. Carver Center for Arts & Technology scored at or above proficiency levels on their state math assessment test.
  • 95.0% students of George W. Carver Center for Arts & Technology scored at or above proficiency levels on their state reading/language arts assessment test.
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