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Places With The Best Education System In Maryland 2020

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  • Potomac, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 45,882
  • I live in Potomac, Maryland and I love it. There is always something fun to do. The summers can be a bit humid, but the winters are mild and never devastating. I moved here about 10 years ago so my…[read more]
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  • Fallston, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,570
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  • North Potomac, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,148
  • North Potomac is known throughout the country for its safety and schools! It's an amazing place to live, especially if you are thinking of moving to the D.C. area! Neighborhoods nestled behind trees,…[read more]
67
  • Cape St. Claire, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,918
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  • Urbana, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,872
  • Urbana, Maryland is a dream of a place to live. I have been living in Urbana for 11 years and I absolutely love it here. As a divorced mother raising children, their safety and the quality of their…[read more]
77
  • Severna Park, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 38,514
  • I've lived in Severna for a while, and have to say that it's a very enjoyable city in which to live. It has many beautiful neighborhoods to choose from and the town is bordered on two sides by rivers,…[read more]
91
  • Naval Academy, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,040
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  • Linganore, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,395
82
  • Chevy Chase, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,618
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  • Bethesda, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 62,608
  • Paramount, California has been my home for several years now. I moved to Paramount from Minnesota, so you might imagine the huge change I had to go through. However, Paramount did not make it hard for me…[read more]
65
  • Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,024
71
  • Travilah, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,858
  • I experienced solid lifestyle while living in Travilah Maryland. The city is in Montgomery County. Travilah is close to Potomac, Darnestown, North Potomac, and Rockville. The town does not have a postal…[read more]
77
  • Bel Air North, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,734
  • I along with my wife and child recently moved to Bel Air from Cleveland Ohio and it has been the best move ever. I cant say enough about living here. The people here are very friendly, we met alot of new…[read more]
70
  • Edgewater, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,250
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  • Eldersburg, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,892
  • Spending the last ten years living in Eldersburgm a lot has changed. So it generally remains safe, there’s a lot more commercial business and thwaths of people moving in from neighboring counties.…[read more]
81
  • Fairwood, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,756
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  • Ellicott City, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 70,780
  • 12. That's not a city. 11. The Folksy atmosphere is more conducive to rudeness than affability; in one visit, we were yelled at by a cyclist (who broke the law twice to tell us what he thought we were…[read more]
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  • Mays Chapel, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,811
  • I have been living in Mays Chapel for a while. This past year has not been so great in regards to break-ins, and theft around town. I would just give advice to anyone walk late at night or who has to…[read more]
76
  • Mitchellville, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,900
  • Mitchellville is a small community in Bowie, Maryland. It's considered an upscale area but has affordable housing as well. The community is mainly single family homes. There's a humongous gated community…[read more]
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  • Parole, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,679
  • If you are looking for a place to live that is the perfect combination of quiet living and convenient locale, then living in Parole, MD would be perfect for you! Where do I even start? The beautiful…[read more]
73
  • Four Corners, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,596
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  • Bel Air South, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 47,480
  • I have lived in MD my entire life (25 years). First, in northern Harford county, and now, Bel Air South. Bel Air is becoming more heavily populated, and thus comes heavy traffic. A weird, city-like…[read more]
76
  • Poolesville, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,108
  • Poolesville is a charming town! The small town is in Montgomery County, Maryland. The county's school system is one of the best in the country, so the schools are very good. The crime in Poolesville is…[read more]
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  • Bel Air, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,211
  • Bel Air is one of the nicer areas in Maryland. The small town is a good combination of rural and city life. You're away from the hustle and bustle of the big city, but still have most of the benefits. A…[read more]
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  • Lutherville, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,707
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  • Mayo, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,048
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  • South Kensington, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,682
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  • North Bethesda, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 49,971
  • All of my mid adult life as far as I can remember, I have lived in North Bethesda and even now for the foreseeable future I will continue to live in the same town. My experience with this town are worth…[read more]
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  • Leisure World, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,217
72
  • Arnold, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,625
  • I have been living in Arnold Maryland for 10 years and love the nice friendly atmosphere and kind neighbors that make this a pleasant place to live and to work. The housing in this community is pretty…[read more]
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  • Largo, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,689
  • Largo is one location of a very popular amusement park called Six Flags America. Other recreational activities located in Largo include a huge wooded area called Watkins Park. The park has play areas, a…[read more]
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  • Ocean Pines, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,676
  • Ocean Pines, MD is located just across the small bay from Ocean City, MD. I have spent summers in Ocean Pines for decades. It has a unique mix of rural wilderness and water access. Even though is seems…[read more]
73
  • White Marsh, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,722
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  • Crofton, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,663
  • If you like sitting in traffic, come to Crofton. The area is overdeveloped and overcrowded and they just keep adding on. Traffic will only get much worse as thousands of new residences are completed and…[read more]
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  • Hampstead, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,352
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  • Marlboro Village, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,363
  • I really love living in Marlboro Village, Maryland, it's a great place to call home! This is a great community with all kinds of family friendly activities for both kids adults and seniors alike. We have…[read more]
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  • Cloverly, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,975
  • After living here for 5 years I can honestly say that living in Cloverly, Maryland is absolutely great. This town is one of the best areas in Maryland to call home. I'm especially impressed with the…[read more]
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  • Rockville, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 65,171
  • I grew up in Rockville and Potomac. It is a souless town. There is a feeling of vacuous void. No character. No friendliness. Nothing of any real interest to do except for going to Great Falls. There is…[read more]
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  • Owings Mills, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 33,332
  • You probably won't get too bored living in Owings Mills. For me personally, I really enjoy the city because I like to get out often and visit new places around the area. If you don't have your own car,…[read more]
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  • Clarksburg, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,441
  • Clarksburg, MD is located on the Interstate 270 technology corridor. The town is 4 miles north of Germantown and 52 minutes west of Baltimore. The total area is 8.3 square miles. The town is named after…[read more]
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  • Lake Shore, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,994
  • Lake Shore has interesting and unique events that will make your time in the area memorable. If you're a fan of art, you'll want to attend the Maryland Institute College of Art's Art Walk, which…[read more]
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  • Towson, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 58,189
  • I have lived in Towson, Maryland for almost 25 years. It is the seat of Baltimore County. Filled with historical buildings dating back to the 17th century, Towson is a bustling town of commercial,…[read more]
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  • Darnestown, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,509
  • Wow how much do I love Darnestown! It's a great, amazing, wonderful place to live! Trust me, I've experienced it! Definitely the best place I've ever lived! Darnestown is about 5 minutes from the Potomac…[read more]
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  • Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,811
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  • Odenton, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 39,759
  • I really like living in Odenton. It's a smaller city and it might seem a little expensive, but it is a great place to live. Since it's right next to a couple big cities, there are a lot of opportunities…[read more]
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  • Chesapeake Ranch Estates, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,644
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  • Catonsville, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 42,027
  • I've lived in Catonsville Maryland for my whole life and I have enjoyed being able to raise a family here. It is a very comfortable spot to settle down. There are many things that my family can do during…[read more]
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  • Annapolis Neck, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,649
  • I experienced a delightful stay while living in Annapolis Neck Maryland. The city is located in Anne Arundel County. Annapolis Neck is a part of Annapolis Maryland. The town is about 30 miles away from…[read more]
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  • Stevensville, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,485
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  • Mount Airy, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,376

Moving to a new city in Maryland is a stressful process. Combine that with having to find a new school for your kids and stress levels can reach epic proportions! As they say “education is the cornerstone of our society” so you want to be sure that you find the right school for your children. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of cities with the best education system in Maryland with a minimum of 5,000 people.

Your children’s academic success can depend on your choice of education system. Finding the right city with the best education system in Maryland is no easy task. The quality of education varies from state to state, city to city and even district to district. In creating this list, we wanted to take into account more than just test scores. Although we do believe that standardized test scores are important we also wanted to factor in classroom sizes and graduation rates.

To further narrow down your list of the cities with the best education system in Maryland, you can use the filters above. This will allow you to filter based on cities or neighborhoods, city size as well as home and rent prices to ensure that the cities fall within your housing budget. You can also filter based on other important categories that may be important to you like amenities, cost of living, crime, employment, housing and weather.