School Information

Quality of education is one of the most important factors when moving to a new area.

As a local neighborhood expert, I can help you evaluate schools in the area that meet your unique needs.

There are 41 Elementary Schools, 20 Middle Schools12 High Schools, and 3 Special Schools/Education Centers in Howard County.

 

Elementary Schools in Howard County

Elementary Schools in Clarksville

1.Clarksville Elementary School

2.Pointers Run Elementary School

Elementary Schools in Columbia 21046

Athalon Elementary School 

2.Guilford Elementary School

Elementary Schools in Columbia 21045

1.Cradlerock Elementary School

2.Jeffers Hill Elementary School

3.Phelps Luck Elementary School

4.Stevens Forest Elementary School

5.Talbott Springs Elementary School

6.Thunder Hill Elementary School

7.Waterloo Elementary School

Elementary Schools in Columbia 21044

1.Bryant Woods Elementary School

2.Clemens Crossing Elementary School

3.Longfellow Elementary School

4.Running Brook Elementary School

5.Swansfield Elementary School

Elementary Schools in Western Howard County

1.Bushy Park Elementary School

2.Dayton Oaks Elementary School

3.Lisbon Elementary School

4.West Friendship Elementary School

Elementary Schools in Ellicott City 21042

1.Centennial Lane Elementary School

2.Manor Woods Elementary School

3. Northfield Elementary School

4.St. John's Lane Elementary School

5.Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School

6.Waverly Elementary School

Elementary Schools in Ellicott City 21043

1.Bellows Spring Elementary School

2.Hollifield Station Elementary School

3.Ilchester Elementary School

4.Veterans Elementary School

5.Worthington Elementary School

Elementary School in Jessup

  Bollman Bridge Elementary School

Elementary Schools in Elkridge 

1.Deep Run Elementary School

2.Ducketts Lane Elementary School

3.Elkridge Elementary School

4.Rockburn Elementary School

Elementary Schools in Laurel

1.Forest Ridge Elementary School 

2.Gorman Crossing Elementary School

3.Hammond Elementary School

4.Laurel Woods Elementary School

Elementary School in Fulton

  Fulton Elementary School

 

Middle Schools in Howard County 

Middle Schools in Clarksville

  Clarksville Middle School

Middle Schools in Columbia

1.Harper's Choice Middle School

2.Oakland Mills Middle School

3.Wilde Lake Middle School

4.Lake Elkhorn Middle School

Middle Schools in Ellicott City

1.Bonnie Branch Middle School

2.Burleigh Manor Middle School

3.Dunloggin Middle School

4.Ellicott Mills Middle School

5.Folly Quarter Middle School

6.Patapsco Middle School

Middle School in Elkridge

1.Elkridge Landing Middle School

2.Mayfield Woods Middle School

Middle School in Glenwood

  Glenwood Middle School

Middle Schools in Laurel

1.Hammond Middle School

2.Murray Hill Middle School

Middle Schools in Fulton

  Lime Kiln Middle School

Middle Schools in Marriottsville

  Mount View Middle School  

Middle Schools in Jessup

  Patuxent Valley Middle School

Middle Schools in Hanover

  Thomas Viaduct Middle School

 

High Schools in Howard County

High School in Clarksville

  River Hill High School

High Schools in Columbia

1.Atholton High School

2.Hammond High School

3.Long Reach High School

4.Oakland Mills High School

5.Wilde Lake High School

High Schools in Ellicott City

1.Centennial High School

2.Howard High School

3.Mt. Hebron High School

High School in Fulton

 Reservoir High School

High School in Glenelg

 Glenelg High School

School in Marriottsville

 Marriotts Ridge High School

 

Special Schools/Education Centers in Howard County

In addition to the typical elementary, middle and high school buildings, the school system offers additional programs in Cedar Lane School, Homewood School and the Applications and Research Laboratory (ARL).

 

Cedar Lane School

The Cedar Lane School, on the Fulton Campus, provides as structured learning environment for students age 3 through 21, whose needs are so complex that they require a specialized, comprehensive program in a special school setting. The Fulton campus allows for age appropriate peer interactions at all program levels. Instruction is provided for students who are developmentally delayed, and may have multiple disabilities as well as behavior challenges both in school and community settings. The Cedar Lane program offers an enhanced approach for inclusive programming with an emphasis on providing students access to typical peers, schools, and community.

Homewood Center

The Homewood Center houses three distinct programs, each designed to meet the specific needs of individual students who have difficulty functioning in traditional classroom settings. The building is a state-of-the-art educational facility with a full complement of resources, technology, and teaching supports.

Applications and Research Lab (ARL)

The Applications and Research Laboratory (ARL) is the Career and Technology High School for Howard County Public Schools. The ARL offers centralized academy programs in unique content areas with many opportunities for internships and real world experiences. Business partnerships and advisory boards are pivotal in the success of these programs. Students from all 12 high schools and Homewood are able to enroll in programs at the ARL. Each academy is a two-year program intended for juniors and seniors and bus transportation is provided for students between their school and the ARL, allowing students to participate in all after school extracurricular activities. Students are able to use industry standard software and technology to study material at an in-depth level. Students are able to earn industry certifications and college credits while attending the ARL which helps preapre them for success in college and careers. 

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