For the third year in a row, Maryland public schools have been ranked first in the nation by EducationWeek. National test performance, school finances and students' overall chance of scholastic success are factors in the EducationWeek survey. Maryland public schools ranked 3rd in 2008.
The Clark School draws 70 percent of its students from within the state and makes a point of identifying the top 25 Maryland public high schools that send it students, and establishing good working relationships with these and other public and private schools. For a list of the Top 25 Source Schools, click here.