About MCPS

 

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes in school operations? From transportation, to human resources, to technology; this video shows you it all.

Budget, school, and performance data
 
Building Our Future Together
 
At a Glance
  • Schools page and Schools at a Glance: Detailed information about each school
  • MCPS At A Glance: Facts and figures about our school system as a whole.
  • Record of SuccessAdobe PDF icon square: Read about the accomplishments of students, staff and the school district.
 

At a Glance

Students

Enrollment: 160,564 Students
(Official Fall 2020)

Demographics

MCPS number of schools 2018 grad-rate-2017

At a Glance

Schools and Employees (2019-2020)

Montgomery County

  • Size: 497 square miles
  • Population: 1,058,810 (as of July 1, 2017)

Schools: 209

  • Elementary (preK-5): 135
  • Middle (6-8): 40
  • High (9-12): 26
  • Special Schools: 5
  • Alternative Programs: 1
  • Early Childhood Learning Centers: 2

Number of Employees: 24,589

Workforce Demographics

At a Glance

Budget

Operating Budget

  • Fiscal Year 2022: $2.78 billion

Funding Sources

  • Montgomery County: 63.1%
  • State education aid: 29.6%
  • Federal govt. grants: 3.0%
  • Enterprise funds: 3.0%
  • Other sources: 0.4%
  • Fund balance: 0.9%

Expenditures by Category

  • Instruction: 80.6%
  • School support: 13.6%
  • Systemwide support: 2.8%
  • Food services/other: 3.0%

Expenditures over $25,000

Capital Budget and Capital Improvements Program

  • FY 2021-2026 six-year Capital Improvements Program request

Resources

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