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Germantown Elementary School Ranked The Best in Maryland



An online firm that ranks schools has ranked Germantown Elementary School in Germantown the best in the State of Maryland and 176 in the nation.

Niche.com said of Germantown Elementary, “It has 290 students in grades PK and K-5. According to state standards, 94 percent of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading.”

“We are thrilled by this ranking, and I was very excited to share this with our students and staff,” said Germantown Elementary School Principal, Amy Bryant.

With 290 students, Germantown Elementary School is one of the smallest and oldest schools MCPS and is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year.

“We have an exceptional staff,” said Bryant, who has been principal at GES for 13 years. “Our focus on instruction and building relationships is an important part of what we do her at GES. Our students have a thirst for learning, and that is very important, and we have a very supportive community in the families of our students. When you put all of those things together, it makes for a great combination.”


The eight other Germantown area elementary school made the top 50 in Maryland including Ronald Mc