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98%
  • Centennial High
  • 4300 Centennial Ln, Ellicott City
  • Howard County Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,402
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
96%
  • Mount Hebron High
  • 9440 Old Frederick Road, Ellicott City
  • Howard County Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,498
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
73%
  • Centennial Lane Elementary
  • 3825 Centennial Ln, Ellicott City
  • Howard County Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 684
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
73%
  • Manor Woods Elementary
  • 11575 Frederick Rd, Ellicott City
  • Howard County Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 669
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
71%
  • Northfield Elementary
  • 9125 Northfield Rd, Ellicott City
  • Howard County Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 690
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
70%
  • Folly Quarter Middle School
  • 13500 Triadelphia Rd, Ellicott City
  • Howard County Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 562
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
68%
  • Waverly Elementary
  • 10220 Wetherburn Rd, Ellicott City
  • Howard County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 758
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
66%
  • Triadelphia Ridge Elementary
  • 13400 Triadelphia Rd, Ellicott City
  • Howard County Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 509
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
64%
  • Burleigh Manor Middle School
  • 4200 Centennial Lane, Ellicott City
  • Howard County Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 745
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
64%
  • Worthington Elementary
  • 4570 Roundhill Rd, Ellicott City
  • Howard County Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 552
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
60%
  • St. Johns Lane Elementary
  • 2960 Saint Johns Ln, Ellicott City
  • Howard County Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 722
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
57%
  • Veterans Elementary
  • 4355 Montgomery Road, Ellicott City
  • Howard County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 865
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
57%
  • Ellicott Mills Middle School
  • 4445 Montgomery Rd, Ellicott City
  • Howard County Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 758
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
56%
  • Patapsco Middle School
  • 8885 Old Frederick Rd, Ellicott City
  • Howard County Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 675
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
56%
  • Hollifield Station Elementary
  • 8701 Stonehouse Dr, Ellicott City
  • Howard County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 750
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
47%
  • Dunloggin Middle School
  • 9129 Northfield Rd, Ellicott City
  • Howard County Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 607
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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Ellicott City school information

IndexEllicott CityMarylandNational
Average Test Scores67%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools211,16379,221
Total private schools967424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,963
The Ellicott City, MD educational system consists of 21 public schools, 9 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Ellicott City public schools have average test scores of 67% which is 62% higher than than the Maryland average and 36% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ellicott City public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.1% have completed high school, 66.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 11.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Ellicott City

IndexEllicott CityMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade95.5%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school95.1%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college83.4%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree71.1%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors66.0%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters34.9%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree11.0%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.5%2.5%1.3%

Ellicott City, MD School Districts

Howard County Public Schools

There are a total of 21 public schools, 9 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Ellicott City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Ellicott City, MD schools is 67%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Ellicott City, MD, an average of 95.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Ellicott City schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Ellicott City, MD schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fulton, MD3,09776%54%
Severna Park, MD38,51475%52%
Eldersburg, MD31,89270%42%
Hampton, MD4,83069%41%
Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD6,02469%40%
Ellicott City, MD70,78067%36%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Framingham, MA70,74359%19%
Franklin, TN70,62579%61%
Passaic, NJ70,53621%57%
Fort Myers, FL71,05137%24%
Lauderhill, FL70,45227%45%
Ellicott City, MD70,78067%36%
Source: The Ellicott City, MD education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.