Westminster is a city in northern Maryland.  A suburb of both Baltimore and Washington, DC,  it is the hub of Carroll County.    The city's population was 18,590 at the 2010 census.[6]

Carroll County Public Schools enrolls over 28,000 students, which makes it the ninth largest school system in the state of Maryland.  In Carroll County,  there are seven high schools as well as two career and technology centers and an alternative school, The Gateway School.  Carroll County has 23 elementary schools and 9 middle schools.

In the city of Westminster, there are two high schools, Westminster High School and Winters Mill High School,  two middle schools, East Middle School and West Middle School and several elementary schools, Cranberry Station Elementary, William Winchester Elementary, Robert Moton Elementary and Westminster Elementary.