This is a nonprofit group formed more than 20 years ago to offer daycare services to children of Howard County Public…More School employees.
This center operates from the back half of Oakland Mills High School, away from the rest of the school body. In addition to Oakland Mills High School, the program currently operates at The New Cedar Lane, Marriottsville High School, Long Reach High School and River Hill High School.
Guilford Elementary School 7335 Oakland Mills Rd, Columbia, MD21046 Guilford Elementary School is a community school serving a diverse population. The school sits adjacent to a large…More apartment complex, single family homes and town houses. Guilford's school walls are filled with inspirational words to motivate its more than 500 student population. Awards and student achievements are proudly displayed in glass cases towards the front of the school.
Hammond High School 8800 Guilford Rd, Columbia, MD21046 Hammond High School is a spirited school as evidenced by the hallways and walls. Artwork showing students' talent,…More interest and discipline are on display throughout Hammond. It is a community school in the true sense of the word. Students, parents, teachers and staff are involved in school fundraising projects and educational events at the school.
St. Louis School 12500 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, MD21029 St. Louis School is a Pre K-8 Catholic elementary school that specializes in the education apostolate of the parish.…More The school focuses on developing its students intellect in a nurturing environment. The programs incorporate creativity, spiritual values and joy of learning. The goal St. Louis School is to teach as Jesus taught. Activities are offered to enhance a positive self-concept for each child. St. Louis School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools through AdvancED.
Thunder Hill Elementary School 9357 Mellenbrook Rd, Columbia, MD21045 Thunder Hill Elementary School was opened in 1970 and has undergone several renovations and/or additions, the last in…More 2007. It is one of Columbia's smaller elementary schools, with fewer than 350 students. The school is working on becoming a fully eco-friendly, green-certified school.
Swansfield Elementary School 5610 Cedar Ln, Columbia, MD21044 Swansfield Elementary School is an enriching Kindergarten through 5th grade public school that regularly maintains…More Adequate Yearly Progress on Maryland State Assessments. The school hosts several entertaining events each year, including a "bike rodeo" and a "bungee run." In 2009, the school began the BRIDGES to Success Program, which features opportunities for extended-day learning.
Cradlerock School 6700 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD21045 Cradlerock, opened in 1976, is the only pre-k through 8 school in Howard County. It has an upper and lower school…More principal and enrollment reaching 1,000 students. Cradlerock is also unique in that it is the only county school with a Judy Center, a school readiness program for students and families.
River Hill High School 12101 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, MD21029 River Hill High School is located just off of Clarksville Pike. Founded in 1996, River Hill is a public school offering…More a complete educational experience including AP courses as well as competitive athletics with state championships in basketball, football, soccer and more. The school was the Silver Award Winner by US News and World Report in 2008.
Wilde Lake Middle School 10481 Cross Fox Ln, Columbia, MD21044 Wilde Lake Middle School scores above state averages in math and reading MSA scores. With a huge selection of…More extracurricular activities and clubs including a newspaper club, girls' running club, robotics club, and parent liason program, the school offers an enriching experience, inside and out of the classroom. The school underwent minor renovations in 2009.
Columbia Academy Elementary and Middle School 10350 Old Columbia Rd, Columbia, MD21046 Columbia Academy is a private institution with four preschools and an elementary and middle school. This school serves…More students from kindergarten through the eighth grade and prides itself on small class sizes. The school is located on lush green property off Old Columbia Road.
American Public University 8601 Robert Fulton Dr, Columbia, MD21046 American Public University, also referred to as American Public Education, offers more than 100 online degree programs.…More It has a school of business, school of humanities, school of education and a school of science and technology, among others. The office is located off Robert Fulton Drive.
Julia Brown Montessori School 9760 Owen Brown Rd, Columbia, MD21045 This well-known and well-respected school is a challenge to locate. Situated on a hill in a residential neighborhood,…More this building, like other Julia Brown schools, is built to resemble a home, not an institution. It is a nonsectarian co-ed school that accepts students from age two on.
Children's Manor Montessori School 9008 Red Branch Rd, Columbia, MD21045 The Children's Manor Montessori has been operating since 1993. The school reports that its students are one to three…More years ahead of public school students test scores in reading and math. Columbia is one of three CMMS schools in Maryland and is located off Red Branch Road.
Global Children Montessori School 8995 Lambskin Ln, Columbia, MD21045 Global Children Montessori School is a small, private school with one classroom, serving children ages three to six…More years. The school operates under a 10-month program from September through June and uses the Locust Neighborhood Center. Global opened in March 2003 as a Family Day Care with one child. It is closed during the summer.
Atholton High School 6520 Freetown Rd, Columbia, MD21044 With an enrollment of 1,474, this high school has a wide range of extracurricular activities including varsity table…More tennis and drama. The school's SAT scores rose in the 2008-2009 in both percent participating (82.4) and mean scores (1717). The school has 11 educational partnerships and about 75% of its students attend a four year college following graduation.