District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top Rated Schools in This District

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

District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


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

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
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.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

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


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.


Reviews From Schools in Howard County Public Schools

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Parent / Guardian
April 12, 2024
Having lived in Howard County since 2017, this was a newly built Elementary school for Howard County. My son went here for 4th and 5th and my daughter has been here since Kindergarten and will be... More
Current student
April 09, 2024
The academics at this school are good compared to other schools in the county but I have been called racial slurs multiple times at my time at Howard High School. Being black at howard is hard either... More
Review for Howard High School
Parent / Guardian
March 20, 2024
My Daughter has attended since 2021. This school has been wonderful to our family. I couldn’t see her anywhere else.
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