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    Our school was named after Eleanor Roosevelt, one of the most revered women of her generation and wife of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1933).

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    2015 U.S. and World Report Education Rankings

    Top Maryland and No. 1 State and Eleanor Roosevelt #26 in Maryland

    Maryland tops the 2015 US News and World Report annual education rankings as the state with the most high-performing high schools, with two Prince George’s County schools cracking the state’s top 60.

    The state wins the coveted education bragging rights, with 28.9 percent of its eligible schools earning gold and silver medals. According to the publication, those schools are most successfully preparing students for college, based on students participating in and achieving passing scores on Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate tests. Students must also do well on statewide tests.

    California came in second in the publications’ rankings with 27.2 percent of its high schools earning gold or silver medals. Connecticut was third with 25.4 percent.

    Seven of Maryland’s top high schools are in Montgomery County, with Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda leading the way.

    Prince George’s County Schools’ top showings were Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt at No. 26 and Oxon Hill High School at No. 54.

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    The 7th Annual AP Report to the Nation

    The College Board's Advance Placement Program (AP) enables students to pursue college-level studies while still in high school.  Through more than 30 college-level courses, each culminating in a rigorous exam, AP provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to earn college credit, advanced placement or both.  Maryland has seen a big increase in the percentage of Black/African American students having success on the AP Assessments.  Nearly 10 percent (9.9 percent) of students receiving a grade of 3 or better in Maryland were Black/African Americans.  ERHS was recognized by the College Board for success of Black/African American students scoring a 3 or better on the following AP exams: AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition and AP English Literature and Composition).   


    Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt was cited by the College Board for its Advanced Placement (AP) success in a national report released on February 9. State Superintendent of Schools Nancy Grasmick joined College Board representatives at the school to tour classrooms, highlight AP success in Maryland, and recognize students and staff in the AP program.
    Eleanor Roosevelt was selected as one of three schools in Maryland who have the highest numbers of students participating in AP courses, and scoring a "3" or higher on AP exams. In the College Board's national report on AP, Eleanor Roosevelt was selected as one of the top schools in the nation for its number of African American students who have successfully completed AP courses.

    The College Board's fifth annual AP Report to the Nation has cited Eleanor Roosevelt High School as one of just 16 schools in the United States with highest number of African American students scoring 3 or better on the 2008 AP Chemistry exam. This is a great honor our school and we congratulate the students and the entire science department, especially our chemistry teachers. 


    AP Report to the Nation

    Best High Schools 2008 Search

    U.S. News & World Report—in collaboration with School Evaluation Services, a K-12 education and data research and analysis business that provides parents with education data on schoolmatters.com— analyzed academic and enrollment data from more than 18,000 public high schools to find the very best across the country. Eleanor Roosevelt High School was placed in the silver medal category 

  • Located in Greenbelt, Maryland, in the heart of the Baltimore-Washington corridor.It is one of the largest public schools in Maryland with more than 2,500 students and 137 faculty and staff.

    Roosevelt was recognized by the United States Department of Education as a Blue Ribbon School in 1991 and 1998. 

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    The school was also recognized by the Department of Education as a New American High School in 1999-2000. Roosevelt has also been awarded the 2002-2003 Siemens Award for Advanced Placement. In 2002 Eleanor Roosevelt was recognized as a National School of Character by the Character Education Partnership in Washington, D.C. 

    Roosevelt is also the Science and Technology Center for the northern part of Prince Georges County, and is a member of the National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Science, and Technology. ERHS has classes ranging from Japanese, Latin, Television Productions and Accounting to Bio-Organic Chemistry, Calculus, AP Physics and a variety of Technology and Engineering courses. Roosevelt boasts eight Foreign Languages, and has a media center with over 25,000 books.