Six public schools were named Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools, an award given to the state’s highest performing schools.
Gov. Larry Hogan and state Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon honored the schools during an announcement Tuesday. All six schools scored in the top 15 percent on the state standardized tests.
Two schools in the Baltimore region were honored: Pinewood Elementary School in Baltimore County and Clarksville Middle School in Howard County.
Also selected were Calvert County’s Mount Harmony Elementary School, Frederick County’s Urbana High School, Prince George’s County’s Glenarden Woods Elementary School and Ocean City Elementary School in Worcester...