On May 19, 2012 the Washington Post's annual high school ranking report of the Washington, D.C. area schools with the percentage of students getting college credit for at least one high school course.   To read the full article and to look at school rankings in other states, please go to the Washington Post by clicking:   Full Article

Below are the top 100 high schools in the report on Washington, DC area high schools.  You can click on the school name and you will be taken to the individual school's information and website.  To go to the County or City school district websites, plus other useful school comparison resources, see the link at the bottom of this page:

RANK SCHOOL CITY STATE E&E% SUBS. LUNCH INDEX
1 Saint Anselm's Abbey (P) Washington DC 100   7.057
2 H-B Woodlawn Arlington VA 80.6 15.9 6.303
3 Washington International School (P) Washington DC 100   6.218
4 Poolesville Poolesville MD 72 5 6.067
5 Richard Montgomery Rockville MD 63.1 18.1 5.473
6 George Mason Falls Church VA 77 7 5.271
7 Bethesda Chevy Chase Bethesda MD 70 9 5.177
8 Walter Johnson Bethesda MD 70.4 7.1 5.157
9 Winston Churchill Potomac MD 89.3 3.9 4.934
10 Oakton Fairfax County VA 70 11 4.754
11 Yorktown Arlington VA 76 13.61 4.539
12 Washington-Lee Arlington VA 51 33 4.492
13 School Without Walls Washington DC 48 22 4.471
14 McLean Fairfax County VA 71 10 4.39
15 James Madison Fairfax County VA 69 8 4.351
16 Langley Fairfax County VA 77 1 4.344
17 W.T. Woodson Fairfax County VA 66 10 4.317
18 Thomas S. Wootton Rockville MD 77.9 4.9 4.164
19 Dominion Sterling VA 52 22 4.154
20 Walt Whitman Bethesda MD 89 1.9 4.052
21 South River Edgewater MD 47.4 9.6 3.972
23 Stone Bridge Ashburn VA 68 6 3.876
24 Banneker Washington DC 34 49 3.865
25 Lake Braddock Secondary School Fairfax County VA 56 16 3.774
26 Chantilly Fairfax County VA 53 18 3.768
27 Briar Woods Ashburn VA 60.6 7 3.744
28 Fairfax Fairfax VA 58 26 3.728
29 West Potomac Fairfax County VA 43 39 3.698
30 Quince Orchard Gaithersburg MD 54.3 19 3.698
31 Herndon Herndon VA 59 29 3.676
32 Robinson Secondary Fairfax County VA 59 13 3.593
33 River Hill Clarksville MD 52.4 6.2 3.574
34 Columbia Heights Washington DC 23 84 3.478
35 Montgomery Blair Silver Spring MD 55 34 3.433
36 Woodrow Wilson Washington DC 47 39 3.409
37 Freedom South Riding VA 56 9 3.367
38 Severna Park Severna Park MD 60.1 5 3.365
39 South Lakes Reston VA 52 32 3.278
40 Sherwood Sandy Spring MD 53 13 3.248
41 Centreville Fairfax County VA 59 22 3.232
42 Westfield Fairfax County VA 57 21 3.202
43 Rockville Rockville MD 48 29 3.201
44 West Springfield Fairfax County VA 57 13 3.192
45 Osbourn Park Manassas VA 48 21 3.174
46 Wakefield Arlington VA 42 51 3.133
47 Albert Einstein Kensington MD 40.1 39.3 3.064
48 South County Secondary School Fairfax County VA 44 17 2.948
49 Arundel Senior Gambrills MD 36.8 13.2 2.921
50 Northwest Germantown MD 39.6 23.3 2.908
51 Centennial Ellicott City MD 46.3 8.2 2.888
52 Loudoun County Leesburg VA 47 15 2.886
53 Battlefield Haymarket VA 37 13 2.877
54 Marshall Fairfax County VA 53 18 2.869
55 Broadneck Sr Annapolis MD 53.8 10.1 2.865
56 Potomac Falls Potomac Falls VA 49 16 2.865
57 Stuart Fairfax VA 38 58 2.82
58 Park View Sterling VA 35 51 2.811
59 Damascus Damascus MD 45.5 11.2 2.808
60 Eleanor Roosevelt Greenbelt MD 40 35 2.804
61 Annapolis Annapolis MD 24 41 2.773
62 Urbana Ijamsville MD 47.5 7 2.747
63 Loudoun Valley Purcellville VA 59 8 2.746
64 SEED Public Charter Washington DC 8.3 74.2 2.742
65 Huntingtown Huntingtown MD 39.2 10.3 2.655
66 Southern Harwood MD 24.6 21.1 2.601
67 Old Mill Millersville MD 29 27 2.482
68 Col. Zadok Magruder Rockville MD 48.4 29.8 2.46
69 Woodbridge Woodbridge VA 30.8 31 2.46
70 Seneca Valley Germantown MD 33 36 2.42
71 La Plata La Plata MD 33.6 13.3 2.385
72 John Handley Winchester VA 39 45 2.364
73 Howard Ellicott City MD 35.5 11.3 2.355
74 Leonardtown Leonardtown MD 38 17 2.349
75 Forest Park Senior Woodbridge VA 30 21 2.331
76 Kettle Run Fauquier County VA 30.2 9 2.329
77 Hylton Woodbridge VA 30 29 2.298
78 Northwood Silver Spring MD 36 65 2.276
79 Springbrook Silver Spring MD 45 44.6 2.264
80 Wheaton Silver Spring MD 27 62 2.258
81 Clarksburg Clarksburg MD 35.4 25.8 2.254
82 Potomac Dumfries VA 32 41 2.244
83 James Hubert Blake Silver Spring MD 36.7 27 2.243
84 Paint Branch Burtonsville MD 42.5 34 2.237
85 Brentsville Nokesville VA 31 11 2.225
86 Watkins Mill Gaithersburg MD 37.9 43 2.186
87 T.C. Williams Alexandria VA 31 55 2.172
88 Chopticon Morganza MD 24 19.5 2.165
89 Northeast Pasadena MD 35.7 24.2 2.163
90 Falls Church Fairfax County VA 39 55 2.121
91 Gar-Field Woodbridge VA 35 52 2.08
92 Stonewall Jackson Manassas VA 37 44 2.053
93 Meade Fort Meade MD 20 34 2.049
94 Hayfield Secondary School Fairfax County VA 36 26 2.037
95 Linganore Frederick MD 40.1 8.9 2.031
96 Mt. Hebron Ellicott City MD 40.3 13.4 1.99
97 Chesapeake Pasadena MD 33.3 15.5 1.978
98 Patuxent Lusby MD 33.6 22.4 1.977
99 Glenelg Glenelg MD 37.3 3.8 1.94
100 Atholton Columbia MD 33.4 6.7 1.923

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