54 Public Schools, including:
  • 1 Special Education School - John Archer
  • 1 Technical School - Harford Technical High School
  • 1 Alternative Education Center
Scholastic Assessment Tests (SATs) - 2011
Average Verbal Average Math
Harford County 507 512
Maryland 499 502
U.S. 497 514

  • 84% of Harford's High School seniors plan to attend college/post secondary school
  • Harford's schools scored higher than the State average in every category of the Maryland School Assessment Report
  • 6,700 Harford students are enrolled in career & technical programs
  • The Annual number of public high school graduates entering the workforce is 2,700
  • Approximately 90% of all classes taught in the county meet the federal definition of "highly qualified" under the No Child Left Behnd Act (NCLB)
  • Student attendance rates are at a 9-year high
  • Advanced Placement test takers are at an all time high and results maintained a five-year high
  • Maryland Schools ranked 1st in the nation in performance and policy according to Education Week Magazine for the 4th year in a row!
Unique Programs
  • Aberdeen Science and Math Academy - Last Year's 42 Aberdeen Science and Math Academy Graduates secured over $4.1 Million in scholarships!
  • Homeland Security Pilot Program at Joppatowne High School
  • International Baccalaureate at Edgewood High School
  • Biomedical Program Pilot
  • Good Job Hunting
  • Work Place Experience of Education
  • School-Business Partnership Program
  • Achievement Counts
  • Kids Helping Kids Mentoring
  • Outdoor Education Program
  • YMCA/YWCA/Open Doors Daycare
  • Pre-Kindergarten Programs