Overview / Education Facts The relationship between education and business in the Hagerstown-Washington County community is very important. With more than 30 institutions of higher learning within a 70-mile radius of Hagerstown, our area offers an array of educational opportunities to the workforce.
For the fourth straight year, Maryland's public education system received two "#1 in the nation" rankings and Washington County Public Schools consistently rank among the top public school systems in Maryland. Our public schools historically are ranked among the top in the state in areas including attendance and graduation rates. In addition, there are 37 private schools located in the county.