Education

Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) are part of the Maryland State Department of Education. HCPS is dedicated to providing a quality instructional program to all students. The achievement of this goal is dependent on effective communication with our community. As a community, Harford County is fortunate to boast a cooperative relationship with the parents, local government, and the business community. 

To learn how Harford County students compared to other Maryland students in 2017, please click here.

School Locator


54 Public Schools with Unique Programs, including:

  • 1 Special Education School - John Archer
  • 1 Technical School - Harford Technical High School
  • Alternative Education at the Center for Educational Opportunity 
  • Science and Math Academy at Aberdeen High School 
  • Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Program at Joppatowne High School
  • International Baccalaureate at Edgewood High School
  • Biomedical Program at Bel Air High School 
  • School-Business Partnership Program
  • Kids Helping Kids Mentoring
  • Outdoor Education Program
  • YMCA/YWCA/Open Doors Daycare
  • Pre-Kindergarten Programs