Howard County

Using school academic, learning enviroment and safety data, an overall grade has been calculated for each school in Howard County. The list below shows these schools in their rank order, as determined by our grading system.

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#1 Middle School in MD and #1 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Clarksville, MD | Howard County

  • A+ Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 560 Students

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A+ Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A+ Overall Grade

#1 High School in MD and #1 in Howard County

9 - 12 | Clarksville, MD | Howard County

  • A+ Overall Grade
  • 16:1 Student/Teacher
  • 1,153 Students

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A+ Academic Results
A- Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A+ Overall Grade

#7 High School in MD and #2 in Howard County

9 - 12 | Marriottsville, MD | Howard County

  • A+ Overall Grade
  • 17:1 Student/Teacher
  • 1,261 Students

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A+ Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A+ Overall Grade

#8 Elementary School in MD and #1 in Howard County

K - 5 | Clarksville, MD | Howard County

  • A+ Overall Grade
  • 15:1 Student/Teacher
  • 430 Students

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A+ Academic Results
B Learning Environment
NA School Safety
A+ Overall Grade

#8 Middle School in MD and #2 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • A+ Overall Grade
  • 15:1 Student/Teacher
  • 615 Students

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A+ Academic Results
B Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A+ Overall Grade

#9 Middle School in MD and #3 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • A+ Overall Grade
  • 15:1 Student/Teacher
  • 819 Students

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A+ Academic Results
B Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A+ Overall Grade

#10 Middle School in MD and #4 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Fulton, MD | Howard County

  • A+ Overall Grade
  • 15:1 Student/Teacher
  • 727 Students

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A+ Academic Results
A- Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A+ Overall Grade

#11 Middle School in MD and #5 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Marriottsville, MD | Howard County

  • A Overall Grade
  • 15:1 Student/Teacher
  • 792 Students

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A+ Academic Results
A- Learning Environment
A School Safety
A Overall Grade

#13 Middle School in MD and #6 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • A Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 617 Students

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A Academic Results
A Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A Overall Grade

#14 High School in MD and #3 in Howard County

9 - 12 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • A+ Overall Grade
  • 16:1 Student/Teacher
  • 1,505 Students

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A+ Academic Results
B Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A+ Overall Grade

#17 Middle School in MD and #7 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Glenwood, MD | Howard County

  • A Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 517 Students

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A Academic Results
A Learning Environment
NA School Safety
A Overall Grade

#18 Elementary School in MD and #2 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • A+ Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 766 Students

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A+ Academic Results
A Learning Environment
NA School Safety
A+ Overall Grade

#20 High School in MD and #4 in Howard County

9 - 12 | Glenelg, MD | Howard County

  • A Overall Grade
  • 16:1 Student/Teacher
  • 1,205 Students

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A+ Academic Results
B Learning Environment
A- School Safety
A Overall Grade

#20 Middle School in MD and #8 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • A Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 828 Students

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A+ Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
A School Safety
A Overall Grade

#25 Middle School in MD and #9 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • A Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 684 Students

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A Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A Overall Grade

#26 High School in MD and #5 in Howard County

9 - 12 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • A Overall Grade
  • 15:1 Student/Teacher
  • 1,577 Students

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A- Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A Overall Grade

#29 Elementary School in MD and #3 in Howard County

K - 5 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • A+ Overall Grade
  • 15:1 Student/Teacher
  • 739 Students

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A+ Academic Results
B Learning Environment
A- School Safety
A+ Overall Grade

#30 Elementary School in MD and #4 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • A+ Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 690 Students

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A+ Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
A School Safety
A+ Overall Grade

#33 High School in MD and #6 in Howard County

9 - 12 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • A- Overall Grade
  • 15:1 Student/Teacher
  • 1,448 Students

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A Academic Results
B- Learning Environment
A School Safety
A- Overall Grade

#34 Elementary School in MD and #5 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Clarksville, MD | Howard County

  • A+ Overall Grade
  • 15:1 Student/Teacher
  • 784 Students

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A+ Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
A School Safety
A+ Overall Grade

#35 Elementary School in MD and #6 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Dayton, MD | Howard County

  • A+ Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 677 Students

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A+ Academic Results
A- Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A+ Overall Grade

#36 High School in MD and #7 in Howard County

9 - 12 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • A- Overall Grade
  • 16:1 Student/Teacher
  • 1,830 Students

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A- Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
A- School Safety
A- Overall Grade

#37 Elementary School in MD and #7 in Howard County

K - 5 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • A+ Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 560 Students

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A+ Academic Results
B Learning Environment
A School Safety
A+ Overall Grade

#42 High School in MD and #8 in Howard County

9 - 12 | Fulton, MD | Howard County

  • A- Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 1,470 Students

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A- Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
A- School Safety
A- Overall Grade

#43 Elementary School in MD and #8 in Howard County

K - 5 | West Friendship, MD | Howard County

  • A Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 326 Students

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A+ Academic Results
B- Learning Environment
NA School Safety
A Overall Grade

#45 Elementary School in MD and #9 in Howard County

K - 5 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • A Overall Grade
  • 15:1 Student/Teacher
  • 527 Students

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A+ Academic Results
A Learning Environment
NA School Safety
A Overall Grade

#48 Middle School in MD and #10 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Laurel, MD | Howard County

  • A- Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 590 Students

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A- Academic Results
C+ Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A- Overall Grade

#52 Elementary School in MD and #10 in Howard County

K - 5 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • A Overall Grade
  • 16:1 Student/Teacher
  • 759 Students

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A+ Academic Results
B Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A Overall Grade

#52 Middle School in MD and #11 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Elkridge, MD | Howard County

  • A- Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 698 Students

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A- Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
A School Safety
A- Overall Grade

#54 Elementary School in MD and #11 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Glenwood, MD | Howard County

  • A Overall Grade
  • 16:1 Student/Teacher
  • 615 Students

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A+ Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A Overall Grade

#55 High School in MD and #9 in Howard County

9 - 12 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • B+ Overall Grade
  • 13:1 Student/Teacher
  • 1,288 Students

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B+ Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
A School Safety
B+ Overall Grade

#59 Middle School in MD and #12 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • B+ Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 713 Students

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B+ Academic Results
B Learning Environment
A School Safety
B+ Overall Grade

#60 Elementary School in MD and #12 in Howard County

K - 5 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • A Overall Grade
  • 15:1 Student/Teacher
  • 710 Students

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A Academic Results
A- Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A Overall Grade

#61 Elementary School in MD and #13 in Howard County

K - 5 | Fulton, MD | Howard County

  • A Overall Grade
  • 15:1 Student/Teacher
  • 832 Students

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A+ Academic Results
B Learning Environment
A School Safety
A Overall Grade

#69 Middle School in MD and #13 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Elkridge, MD | Howard County

  • B+ Overall Grade
  • 13:1 Student/Teacher
  • 682 Students

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B Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
A School Safety
B+ Overall Grade

#74 High School in MD and #10 in Howard County

9 - 12 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • B Overall Grade
  • 13:1 Student/Teacher
  • 1,225 Students

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B- Academic Results
B Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
B Overall Grade

#74 Elementary School in MD and #14 in Howard County

K - 5 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • A Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 531 Students

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A Academic Results
A- Learning Environment
A School Safety
A Overall Grade

#79 Elementary School in MD and #15 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Elkridge, MD | Howard County

  • A Overall Grade
  • 15:1 Student/Teacher
  • 726 Students

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A Academic Results
A Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A Overall Grade

#80 Elementary School in MD and #16 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • A Overall Grade
  • 15:1 Student/Teacher
  • 468 Students

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A- Academic Results
A+ Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A Overall Grade

#82 Elementary School in MD and #17 in Howard County

K - 5 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • A Overall Grade
  • 15:1 Student/Teacher
  • 701 Students

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A Academic Results
A- Learning Environment
B+ School Safety
A Overall Grade

#83 Elementary School in MD and #18 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • A Overall Grade
  • 12:1 Student/Teacher
  • 739 Students

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A Academic Results
A Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A Overall Grade

#95 High School in MD and #11 in Howard County

9 - 12 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • B- Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 1,539 Students

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B- Academic Results
B- Learning Environment
A- School Safety
B- Overall Grade

#97 Middle School in MD and #14 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Jessup, MD | Howard County

  • B Overall Grade
  • 13:1 Student/Teacher
  • 639 Students

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B- Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
B+ School Safety
B Overall Grade

#99 High School in MD and #12 in Howard County

9 - 12 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • B- Overall Grade
  • 13:1 Student/Teacher
  • 1,151 Students

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C+ Academic Results
B Learning Environment
A- School Safety
B- Overall Grade

#104 Middle School in MD and #15 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • B- Overall Grade
  • 11:1 Student/Teacher
  • 443 Students

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C+ Academic Results
A- Learning Environment
A School Safety
B- Overall Grade

#112 Middle School in MD and #16 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • B- Overall Grade
  • 12:1 Student/Teacher
  • 564 Students

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C+ Academic Results
B Learning Environment
A School Safety
B- Overall Grade

#124 Elementary School in MD and #19 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Laurel, MD | Howard County

  • A- Overall Grade
  • 16:1 Student/Teacher
  • 751 Students

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A- Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A- Overall Grade

#127 Middle School in MD and #17 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • B- Overall Grade
  • 11:1 Student/Teacher
  • 554 Students

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B- Academic Results
C+ Learning Environment
B- School Safety
B- Overall Grade

#132 Middle School in MD and #18 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Hanover, MD | Howard County

  • B- Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 630 Students

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B- Academic Results
C- Learning Environment
A- School Safety
B- Overall Grade

#133 Elementary School in MD and #20 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • A- Overall Grade
  • 12:1 Student/Teacher
  • 624 Students

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A- Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
A- School Safety
A- Overall Grade

#136 Middle School in MD and #19 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • B- Overall Grade
  • 12:1 Student/Teacher
  • 529 Students

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C+ Academic Results
C Learning Environment
A School Safety
B- Overall Grade

#139 Middle School in MD and #20 in Howard County

6 - 8 | Laurel, MD | Howard County

  • C+ Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 669 Students

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B- Academic Results
C Learning Environment
C+ School Safety
C+ Overall Grade

#157 Elementary School in MD and #21 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • A- Overall Grade
  • 13:1 Student/Teacher
  • 928 Students

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A- Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
B School Safety
A- Overall Grade

#164 Elementary School in MD and #22 in Howard County

K - 5 | Woodbine, MD | Howard County

  • A- Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 446 Students

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A Academic Results
C+ Learning Environment
A School Safety
A- Overall Grade

#173 Elementary School in MD and #23 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • A- Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 796 Students

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A- Academic Results
B- Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
A- Overall Grade

#187 Elementary School in MD and #24 in Howard County

K - 5 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • A- Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 558 Students

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A- Academic Results
C+ Learning Environment
A School Safety
A- Overall Grade

#234 Elementary School in MD and #25 in Howard County

K - 5 | Laurel, MD | Howard County

  • B+ Overall Grade
  • 16:1 Student/Teacher
  • 640 Students

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A- Academic Results
C+ Learning Environment
B+ School Safety
B+ Overall Grade

#235 Elementary School in MD and #26 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • B+ Overall Grade
  • 10:1 Student/Teacher
  • 501 Students

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B Academic Results
A- Learning Environment
A School Safety
B+ Overall Grade

#281 Elementary School in MD and #27 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Laurel, MD | Howard County

  • B Overall Grade
  • 11:1 Student/Teacher
  • 601 Students

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B Academic Results
A Learning Environment
A+ School Safety
B Overall Grade

#283 Elementary School in MD and #28 in Howard County

K - 5 | Laurel, MD | Howard County

  • B Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 703 Students

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B+ Academic Results
B Learning Environment
A- School Safety
B Overall Grade

#285 Elementary School in MD and #29 in Howard County

K - 5 | Elkridge, MD | Howard County

  • B Overall Grade
  • 13:1 Student/Teacher
  • 826 Students

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B Academic Results
B Learning Environment
A School Safety
B Overall Grade

#319 Elementary School in MD and #30 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • B Overall Grade
  • 12:1 Student/Teacher
  • 457 Students

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B Academic Results
A- Learning Environment
B School Safety
B Overall Grade

#327 Elementary School in MD and #31 in Howard County

K - 5 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • B Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 455 Students

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B- Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
A School Safety
B Overall Grade

#337 Elementary School in MD and #32 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Elkridge, MD | Howard County

  • B Overall Grade
  • 16:1 Student/Teacher
  • 870 Students

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B Academic Results
C+ Learning Environment
A School Safety
B Overall Grade

#368 Elementary School in MD and #33 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • B- Overall Grade
  • 11:1 Student/Teacher
  • 605 Students

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B- Academic Results
A- Learning Environment
B+ School Safety
B- Overall Grade

#390 Elementary School in MD and #34 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • B- Overall Grade
  • 11:1 Student/Teacher
  • 451 Students

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B- Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
A- School Safety
B- Overall Grade

#395 Elementary School in MD and #35 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Jessup, MD | Howard County

  • B- Overall Grade
  • 13:1 Student/Teacher
  • 763 Students

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C+ Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
A- School Safety
B- Overall Grade

#397 Elementary School in MD and #36 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Elkridge, MD | Howard County

  • B- Overall Grade
  • 12:1 Student/Teacher
  • 816 Students

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B- Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
B School Safety
B- Overall Grade

#428 Elementary School in MD and #37 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • B- Overall Grade
  • 9:1 Student/Teacher
  • 413 Students

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B- Academic Results
C+ Learning Environment
C+ School Safety
B- Overall Grade

#436 Elementary School in MD and #38 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • B- Overall Grade
  • 9:1 Student/Teacher
  • 433 Students

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B- Academic Results
B Learning Environment
C School Safety
B- Overall Grade

#449 Elementary School in MD and #39 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • B- Overall Grade
  • 12:1 Student/Teacher
  • 491 Students

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C+ Academic Results
A- Learning Environment
C+ School Safety
B- Overall Grade

#468 Elementary School in MD and #40 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • B- Overall Grade
  • 14:1 Student/Teacher
  • 640 Students

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C+ Academic Results
B Learning Environment
B- School Safety
B- Overall Grade

#473 Elementary School in MD and #41 in Howard County

PK - 5 | Columbia, MD | Howard County

  • C+ Overall Grade
  • 10:1 Student/Teacher
  • 515 Students

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C+ Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
C School Safety
C+ Overall Grade

PK - 12 | Fulton, MD | Howard County

  • None Overall Grade
  • 4:1 Student/Teacher
  • 110 Students

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NA Academic Results
C+ Learning Environment
NA School Safety
NA Overall Grade

6 - 12 | Ellicott City, MD | Howard County

  • None Overall Grade
  • 3:1 Student/Teacher
  • 131 Students

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NA Academic Results
B+ Learning Environment
C+ School Safety
NA Overall Grade