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
 
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At a Glance
 

At a Glance

Students

Enrollment: 161,546 Students

Demographics

MCPS number of schools 2018 grad-rate-2017

At a Glance

Schools and Employees (2018-2019)

Montgomery County

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

Schools: 206

  • Elementary (preK-5): 134
  • Middle (6-8): 40
  • High (9-12): 25
  • Career and Technology Center: 1
  • Special Schools: 5
  • Alternative Education Programs: 1

Number of Employees: 24,246

Workforce Demographics

At a Glance

Budget

Operating Budget

  • Fiscal Year 2019: $2.6 billion

Funding Sources

  • Montgomery County: 65.8%
  • State education aid: 27.3%
  • Federal govt. grants: 2.9%
  • Enterprise funds: 2.6%
  • Other sources: 0.4%
  • Fund balance: 1.0%

Expenditures by Category

  • Instruction: 81.1%
  • School support: 13.7%
  • Systemwide support: 2.6%
  • Food services/other: 2.6%

Expenditures over $25,000

Capital Budget and Capital Improvements Program

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