Top 10 Schools in Baltimore, Maryland

Located along the Chesapeake Bay, Baltimore, Maryland, has so much to offer its residents. From the beautiful Inner Harbor to the fantastic sports teams, it's easy to fall in love with "Charm City."

Baltimore is the largest independent city in the United States and has hundreds of districts, making Baltimore, Maryland, "a city of neighborhoods." And within these hundreds of neighborhoods are some great schools!

We have listed the top 10 schools in Baltimore, Maryland, to help you find the right home for your family in this great city. For more information on any of the schools, simply click on the name of the school and you will be redirected to that school’s page on From there, you can see homes for rent or for sale in that school’s zone. Note that two of the schools, Baltimore School for the Arts and City Neighbors Charter School, are not neighborhood schools and have separate applications for parents who wish to send their children there. Because of this, the schools will not have zones with home listings.

Here are the top 10 schools in Baltimore, Maryland:

1. Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
2. * Baltimore School for the Arts
3. Western High School
4. Roland Park Elementary/Middle School
5. Baltimore City College
6. Medfield Heights Elementary School
7. Mount Washington Elementary School
8. * City Neighbors Charter School
9. Cecil Elementary School
10. Govans Elementary School

*Magnet or charter schools. Home listing will not be available for these schools.

For a complete list of homes for sale and rent in Baltimore, Maryland, click here.

Want to live near Baltimore, but don’t want to live downtown? Come back tomorrow to see our list of the top schools in Baltimore County, Maryland. Can’t wait that long? We understand! You can go to our home page or our school rankings page today to continue your search for the best schools and homes for your family.

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To learn more about Baltimore, Maryland, you can visit the City of Baltimore website or the Baltimore, Maryland wiki page.

Interested in other areas of Maryland be sure to review the below rankings:
Top 20 Elementary Schools in Baltimore County, Maryland
Top 10 Elementary Schools for Homebuyers in Anne Arundel, Maryland
Top 20 Elementary Schools in Montgomery County, Maryland
Top 20 Elementary Schools for Homebuyers in Prince George's County, Maryland
Top 20 Schools for Homebuyers in Frederick County, MD