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 Frederick 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 Frederick County Public Schools

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Parent / Guardian
July 14, 2024
BCMS provided our child an excellent education and learning environment. The teachers and staff were engaged, respectful, and responsive.
Current student
June 07, 2024
This school is the worst. The teacher I hate didn't grade like 3 assignments that were turned in and never graded them. She is also very discriminate. One time, I forgot to turn in an assignment and... More
Parent / Guardian
May 19, 2024
Our child excelled academically and the vast majority of teachers were engaged and willing to help. The leadership assisted with a couple of situations and were helpful in resolving the matter quickly... More
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