About Western Tech

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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, 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.
  • 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).

Recent News

Our New Principal, Mrs. Jewell Ralph
Western Welcomes our New Principal, Mrs. Jewell Ralph
Posted on 7/19/2021
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French Students Pass the AAPPL Test
Posted on 6/21/2021
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Western Students Named to USSYP
Western Students Named to United States Senate Youth Program
Posted on 2/22/2021
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Conservation Discovery Day
Conservation Discovery Day
Posted on 9/28/2020
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