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Education and schools in Howard County

Education and schools in Howard County

The Howard County Public School System includes 42 elementary schools; 20 middle schools; 12 high schools; one school for students with severe disabilities; one school for students with behavioral and emotional issues; and one school for students enrolled in technical and vocational programs. Total enrollment, excluding pre-K classes, is nearly 58,000 students.

A reflection of a diverse community, the school system enrolls students from 100 countries who speak 82 languages, and schools offer special programs for students who are learning English.

STUDENT PERFORMANCE

The county’s public school system is a leader in the state and consistently posts some of...

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