District summary ratings

Many of the schools in this district are rated average in school quality.

Top 5 schools in this district
These are some of the top-rated public schools in Cecil County Public Schools based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
District academic progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.

Academic summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

Advanced courses
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Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.

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Reviews from schools in Cecil County Public Schools
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Current student
October 28, 2021
Some teachers are not that bad but when it comes down to testing, if you fail you fail. The school always talks about the importance of getting good grades for college, and then make it so you can... More
Review for Elkton High
Current student
October 18, 2021
So much pride in one school. Ratings may be low on the academic side but there's no school with more sincerity, pride, diversity, and love for sports. Teachers put in work to make students feel known... More
Review for Elkton High
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
August 17, 2021
I’d never take a kid here. The teachers and admin are almost worse than the students when it comes to ableism, racism & homophobia. Bullying of disabled kids was not only allowed but encouraged
Review for Rising Sun High