Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Information

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Information

With more than 20 years experience with homes for sale or rent in Maryland, I am proud to be a long time resident of Montgomery County, Maryland.  Montgomery County has a tradition of excellence, especially in their school system.

Here is Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) information that you my find useful when deciding where to live:

  • 497 Square Miles
  • 930,813 Population
  • 200 Schools
    • 131 Elementary
    • 38 Middle
    • 25 High
    • 1 Career and Technology
    • 5 Special
  • 22,026 Employees
    • 11,500 Teachers
    • 84% Teachers that have a Master’s Degree or Equivalent
  • 13.1M Meals Served (per year)
  • 1,272 Buses
  • 141,777 Students
    • Largest in Maryland
    • 16th Largest in the U.S.
  • 87.4% Graduation Rate
  • 61.5% AP Participation
  • 126 National Merit Finalists
  • 34 National Blue Ribbon Schools
  • 1615 Average Combined SAT Score
  • $185M Scholarships
  • 2.72% Dropout Rate
  • $2.2B Operating Budget (2009-2010)
  • Funding Sources
    • 71.5% Montgomery County
    • 20.0% State
    • 5.3% Federal
    • 3.2% Other
  • 79.5% Portion of Budget Spent on Direct Instruction

With Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) information like that, you can see one of the many reasons that I am proud to live and work in Montgomery County, Maryland.

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