About Us

Thomas S. Wootton High School is one of the largest and best high schools in Montgomery County, Maryland. We have more than 2300 students and a staff of about 200 superb educators. We have twice been rated a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence and more recently have been consistently included among the Washington Post's Top 100 High Schools in the US. Over 90% of our students are enrolled in Honors, AP, or some College level course. Our students consistently average higher scores on the SAT than the rest of the county, the state or the nation. 73% of our graduates score three or better on the AP tests they take. And 95% of our students go on to college. We offer a number of academically rigorous Signature and Special Programs in the Sciences and the Humanities, as well as programs for Learning and Academic Disabilities, and Life for Independence. Our students are active in all of the county approved sports and excel especially in swimming and diving, lacrosse, wrestling, and tennis.  We also have been State Champions in Ice Hockey twice in the last five years. Wootton is best known for its academic rigor and quality instruction, preparing our students to become life-long learners and informed productive citizens.

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Body-Worn Cameras

The Montgomery County Police Department has begun a pilot program in which some of its officers are wearing body cameras. These cameras are turned on when officers are responding to an incident. Beginning October 12, these body cameras will be used by police when they are responding to incidents in our schools. Please visit the MCPS website and read a message from Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers and Montgomery County Police Chief J. Thomas Manger to learn more about this program.



An Important Message about Police Body Cameras in Schools

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