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Western is a state and national Blue Ribbon School winner.

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. 

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School Accolades

  • Ranked 2nd in BCPS, 3rd in Maryland's magnet schools, 11th in the state of Maryland, and 87th in the nation's magnet schools, according to US News and World Report (August 2023). 
  • Ranked 2nd in BCPS, 2nd in the Baltimore metropolis, 6th in the state of Maryland, and 366th nationally out of 17,792 schools, according to US News and World Report (May 2023). 
  • Ranked 2nd in BCPS, 2nd in the Baltimore metropolis, 6th in the state of Maryland, and 366th nationally out of 17,792 schools, according to US News and World Report (May 2022). 
  • Ranked 2nd in BCPS, and 12th in the state of Maryland, and 475th nationally out of 17,792 schools, according to US News and World Report (May 2020). 
  • Ranked 6th in in the Top 10 Schools in Maryland, according to US News & World Report (May 2019).
  • 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, according to US 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).

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