About Western Tech

Blue Ribbon

Welcome to Western Tech

Our mission is to provide students with challenging academic courses, cutting-edge technological career programs, and experiential environmental science programs to achieve success in higher education and the workplace.

Our goal is to produce students that are career and college ready. 

School Accolades

  • Ranked 15th in the Region’s Best High Schools, according to Niche, a Pittsburgh-based company.
  • Ranked 3rd in BCPS and 11th in the State of Maryland, Silver Medal Status, according to U.S News and World Report (May 2018). 
  • Named in “America’s Most Challenging High Schools” by The Washington Post (May 2017)
  • Designated Maryland Blue Ribbon School (2013) and National Blue Ribbon School (2014)


  • We are looking forward to students returning on Tuesday, September 4th! 


Recent News

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2018 AP Test Results
Posted on 7/19/2018
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5 Students Earned Top Ten Status at NLSC
Posted on 7/19/2018
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NGSS Coming to WT
Posted on 12/07/2017
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Western Tech Recognized in Top Baltimore-Area High Schools
Top Baltimore-Area High Schools
Posted on 11/14/2017
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