Washington County Public Schools


The Washington County Public Schools district in Maryland encompasses 43 schools, including 25 elementary schools, 7 middle schools, 10 high schools, and 1 alternative school. The district serves a diverse student population and has a mix of high-performing and lower-performing schools based on factors like test scores, free and reduced lunch rates, and school rankings.

Several schools stand out in the district, including Boonsboro High School, which ranks 23rd out of 127 Maryland high schools and has a 4-star rating, as well as Boonsboro Middle School, which ranks 32nd out of 322 Maryland middle schools and has a perfect 5-star rating. Additionally, Williamsport Elementary School and Fountaindale Elementary School are among the top-performing elementary schools in the district.

However, the data also reveals significant variation in school performance within the district, with some schools struggling, particularly those with higher rates of economic disadvantage as indicated by free and reduced lunch rates. The district's overall performance, with an average of 24.9% of students proficient or better in mathematics and 53.1% proficient or better in English Language Arts, is slightly above the Maryland state averages. The district's middle schools appear to be a particular strength, with several high-performing schools that could provide insights for improving performance at the elementary and high school levels.

District Detail

 10435 Downsville Pike
Hagerstown, MD 21740

 (301) 766-2800

SchoolDigger Rank:
11th of 24 Maryland districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 22,297

Primary Schools: 25
Middle Schools: 7
High Schools: 9
Alternative Schools: 1

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Maryland State Department of Education.

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