Top 20 Elementary Schools for Homebuyers in Prince George's County, Maryland

Prince George’s County is the second most populous county in Maryland and includes the cities of College Park, Laurel, Greenbelt, Hyattsville and Bowie, and hosts Joint Base Andrews, a U.S. Air Force facility. It shares borders with Montgomery County, Howard County, Anne Arundel County, Calvert County, Charles County, and Washington, D.C.

With easy access to the District and a number of great cities, Prince George’s County, Maryland, is becoming more popular among new homebuyers. Of 138 elementary schools in the county, 30 of them are in the top 10% of the nation and five of them rank among the top 5% of the nation. Cruvita has listed the top 20 elementary schools for Prince George’s County, Maryland. Three of the schools – John Hanson French Immersion, Benjamin D. Foulois Academy and Judith P. Hoyer Montessori– have special programs, focuses, or teaching methods and may require an application for admittance.

Here are the top 20 elementary schools in Prince George’s County, Maryland:

1. Heather Hills Elementary – Bowie, MD
2. Whitehall Elementary – Bowie, MD
3. Glenn Dale Elementary – Glenn Dale, MD
4. Tulip Grove Elementary – Bowie, MD
5. Bond Mill Elementary – Laurel, MD
6. Yorktown Elementary – Bowie, MD
7. Rockledge Elementary – Bowie, MD
8. Glenarden Woods Elementary – Glenarden, MD
9. Mattaponi Elementary – Upper Marlboro, MD
10. Woodmore Elementary – Mitchellville, MD
11. Kenilworth Elementary – Bowie, MD
12. University Park Elementary – Hyattsville, MD
13. Vansville Elementary – Beltsville, MD
14. Baden Elementary – Brandywine, MD
15. * John Hanson French Immersion – Oxon Hill, MD
16. Seabrook Elementary – Seabrook, MD
17. Perrywood Elementary – Largo, MD
18. * Benjamin D. Foulois Academy – Morningside, MD
19. * Judith P. Hoyer Montessori – Cheverly, MD
20. Lake Arbor Elementary – Mitchellville, MD

*Schools with special programs or teaching methods. May require an application.

To view a complete list of schools in Prince George’s County, click here. For more information on the schools listed above, simply click on the school name and you will be redirected to the school’s specific page on From there, you can see homes for rent or for sale in that school’s zone.

You can also click here for a listing of homes on the market in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Or, if you would like to explore more options, you can search for homes and schools from our home page.

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To learn more about Prince George’s County, Maryland, you can visit the county government website or the Prince George’s County Wiki page.

Are you interested in other areas of Maryland? Be sure to review these rankings below:
Top 10 Schools in Baltimore, Maryland
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 Schools for Homebuyers in Frederick County, MD