PGCPS is one of the nation’s 25 largest school districts in the United States and the second largest school system in Maryland.
ANNUAL BUDGET: $2.3 billion
SCHOOLS AND CENTERS: 206
STUDENT ENROLLMENT: 135,962
Hispanic/ Latino of any race: 49,630 (36%)
White: 5,308 (4%)
Asian: 3,645 (3%)
American Indian/ Alaska Native: 389 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 259 (0.2%)
Two or more races: 1,728 (1%)
English Language Learners: 21%
Special Education: 11%
Free and Reduced Meals: 63%
PGCPS PROGRAMS: Academy of Health Sciences at PGCC; Academy of Aerospace Engineering and Aviation Technology; Charter Schools; Dual Enrollment; Even Start Family Literacy Program; Health Education; Immersion Programs; International Baccalaureate; International High Schools; Montessori Programs; Physical Education; Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten; Science and Technology; Talented and Gifted; Advanced Placement; Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID); Career and Technology Education; and Creative, Visual, and Performing Arts.
CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE) PROGRAMS: Law, Education, and Public Service; Global Studies; Consumer Services, Hospitality and Tourism; Business and Finance; Graphic Arts, Media, and Communications; Health and Biosciences; Engineering and Science; Architecture and Design; Environmental Studies; Aviation and Transportation; Information Technology; and Homeland Security and Military Science and Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Program (JROTC).
Updated with data from September 30, 2019.