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Montgomery County Public Schools are closed on Friday, March 6, 2015 due to emergency weather conditions. All school and community activities in school buildings also are canceled. Administrative offices will open two hours late. Day care programs in school buildings may open at 10:30 a.m.

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Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery están cerradas el Viernes, 6 de marzo 2015, debido a las condiciones de emergencia por tiempo inclemente. Todas las actividades escolares y comunitarias en los edificios escolares también quedan canceladas. Todas las oficinas administrativas abrirán dos horas más tarde. Programas de cuidado diario que funcionan en edificios escolares podrian abrir a las 10:30 a.m.

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Organization

Community Resources

Get Involved: Ways to contribute to making our schools better

Programs and Services available from the school system, the county, and the state

Our Partners: Who we work with at the county, state, and federal level

Students

Students

Enrollment: 153,852 students

  • Largest in Maryland
  • 17th largest in U.S.
  • 2010 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient   
  • Students from more than 157 countries speaking 138 languages
  • Total students: 153,852
  • Pre-K (incl. Head Start): 3,706
  • Elementary (K–5): 71,128
  • Middle (6–8): 33,167
  • High (9–12): 45,257

Performance 88.3% graduation rate

  • AP participation (Class of 2013): 66%
  • National Blue Ribbon Schools: 37
  • Average combined SAT Score (Class of 2014): 1650
  • Class of 2014 received $340 million in college scholarships

Attendance 95%

  • Grades 1–5: 95%
  • Grades 6–8: 95%
  • Grades 9–12: 93.8%

Demographics (2014-2015)

  • White: 31%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 28.5%
  • Black or African American: 21.5%
  • Asian: 14.2%
  • Two or more races: ≤ 5.0%
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native: ≤ 5.0%
  • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: ≤ 5.0%

Services (2014-2015)

  • Students receiving free & reduced-price meals (FARMS): 35.2% 
  • Students ever receiving FARMS: 43.3% 
  • English for speakers of other languages (ESOL): 13.9% 
  • Students receiving special education services: 11.7% 

Schools & Facilities

Schools & Facilities

Montgomery County

  • Size: 497 square miles
  • Population: 1,000,017

Schools: 202

  • Elementary (preK-5): 133
  • Middle (6-8): 38
  • High (9-12): 25
  • Career and Technology Center: 1
  • Special Schools: 5

List of schools: Follow the links for facts and information about each school

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Employees: 22,932

  • Teachers: 12,698
  • 88.4 percent of teachers have a master's degree or equivalent.

Transportation & Meals

  • 1,267 buses transport 100,000 students
  • 15 million meals served

Budget

Budget

Operating Budget

Funding Sources

  • Montgomery County: 65%
  • State education aid: 27%
  • Federal govt. grants: 3%
  • Enterprise funds: 3%
  • Fees, other sources: 1%
  • Fund balance: 0.8%
     

Expenditures by Category

  • Instruction: 81%
  • School support: 14%
  • Systemwide support: 2%
  • Food services/other: 3%

Expenditures over $25,000

Capital Budget and Capital Improvements Program

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