• On Wednesday, March 25, State Superintendent of Education Dr. Karen Salmon announced that all Maryland public schools will remain closed through Friday, April 24.
    Picking up meals, digital devices and instructional materials for distance learning is permitted under Gov. Hogan's stay-at-home order (Sect IIb(iv)).

    El miércoles, 25 de marzo, la superintendente de educación del estado, la Dra. Karen Salmon, anunció que todas las escuelas públicas en el estado de Maryland estarán cerradas hasta el viernes, 24 de abril.
    Recoger las comidas, los dispositivos digitales y los materiales de instrucción a distancia están permitidos bajo la orden de quedarse en casa que decretó el gobernador Hogan (Sect IIb(iv)).
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  • Facts and Figures

    Facts and Figures

    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: $2.04 billion

    SCHOOLS AND CENTERS: 206

    STUDENT ENROLLMENT: 135,962

    STUDENT DEMOGRAPHICS:

    • Black or African American: 75,003 (55%)
    • 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: Pending

    • Special Education: Pending

    • Free and Reduced Meals: Pending

    EMPLOYEES: 19,000

    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.