Western School of Technology and Environmental Science

April 29, 2017
Western School of Technology

Baltimore County – Western School of Technology and Environmental Science High is economically and culturally diverse with an average yearly attendance rate greater than 95 percent. The pass rate on both the Algebra and English High School Assessments was above 95 percent. This magnet school is consistently recognized as a top performing high school in the region and nation by the Baltimore Business Journal, Washington Post, US News & World Report, and Newsweek. In the past two years, AP participation rose from 370 to 548 exams with the percentage of students receiving scores of 3-5 increasing from 55.0 percent to 68.4 percent. In AP Environmental Science, participation rose from 32 to 61 exams and students earning a three or above increased from 56 percent to 70.5 percent. More than a third of the senior class participates in a capstone work experience or internship. Interns are placed at institutions including the NSA, University of Maryland at Baltimore County, Maryland Zoo, and Maryland Club. Many students also compete in SkillsUSA, a “partnership of students, teachers and industry.” In last year’s SkillsUSA competition, one student placed sixth nationally, three students were regional winners, and seven students were winners at the State level.

Source: www.marylandpublicschools.org
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