Maryland Schools

  • MARYLAND STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
  • 200 WEST BALTIMORE ST
  • BALTIMORE, MD 21201
  • (410) 767-0100
Below is a summary of public and private K-12 schools in Maryland, the information provided includes details on state finances, overall faculty numbers and student enrollment. We have also collected graduation and dropout rates which are broken down by grade and race.

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State Information For Public Schools

Maryland School Rankings

State Ranking
Graduation Rate80.4%15
Dropout Rate3.6%20
Per Pupil Spending$13,4539
Students Per Teacher14.325
Number of Schools1,47627
Number of Students843,86120
Number of (FTE) Teachers58,94018

Maryland Student, Faculty and Staff Statistics (2008)

Student Enrollment Per Grade
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment843,86114.3
Prekindergarten Students26,82133.4
Kindergarten Students60,53020.1
1st Grade Students61,447-
2nd Grade Students59,409-
3rd Grade Students60,620-
4th Grade Students59,512-
5th Grade Students60,905-
6th Grade Students61,227-
7th Grade Students62,363-
8th Grade Students63,639-
9th Grade Students75,743-
10th Grade Students67,829-
11th Grade Students62,900-
12th Grade Students60,916-
Ungraded Students--
Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers58,94014.3
Prekindergarten Teachers80233.4
Kindergarten Teachers3,01720.1
Elementary Teachers30,577-
Secondary Teachers24,544-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes-1.0
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides11,256
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors1,888
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors2,428
Elementary1,134
Secondary1,294
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians1,235
Library Support Staff547
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff40,562
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators3,400
LEA Administrative Support Staff2,288
School Administrators3,646
School Administrative Support Staff6,259
Student Support Services4,639
Other Support Services Staff20,330

Maryland State Financial Details (2008)

State Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$13,060,332,741-
Total Local Revenues$6,849,098,30052.4%
Property Tax--
Non-Property Tax--
Local Government Property Tax$3,198,101,41824.5%
Local Government Non-Property Tax$3,138,411,46724.0%
Individual Tuition$12,141,9000.09%
Tuition From LEAs$6,622,2870.05%
Individual Transportation Fees$2,006,5770.02%
Transportation Fees From LEAs--
Earnings on Investments$35,304,8210.3%
Food Service$130,314,6261.0%
Student Activities$172,698,7661.3%
Textbooks--
Summer School$4,030,2950.03%
Other Revenues$156,088,4301.2%
Intermediate Revenues--
Total State Revenues$5,499,092,99142.1%
Total Federal Revenues$712,141,4505.5%
Direct Grants$21,766,1470.2%
Revenues Through State$617,505,0104.7%
Revenues Through Intermediate Agencies$52,729,0940.4%
Other Sources$20,141,1990.2%
State Expenses For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$11,192,622,959-
Total Instructional Expenditures$6,846,339,90661.2%
Salaries$4,546,093,98940.6%
Teacher Salaries - Regular$2,936,140,97226.2%
Teacher Salaries - Special Education$612,856,5675.5%
Teacher Salaries - Vocational$103,636,0270.9%
Teacher Salaries - Other$155,779,8391.4%
Employee Benefits$1,662,721,48114.9%
Purchased Services$170,774,2991.5%
Tuition To Private and Out-of-State Schools$255,875,5642.3%
Tuition To Other LEAs In-State$3,127,2690.03%
Supplies$203,406,2690.5%
Property$7,468,3040.07%
Other--
Textbooks$50,242,5790.4%
Salaries$2,108,935,98318.8%
Student Support$351,702,0373.1%
Instructional Staff Support$386,357,9143.5%
General Administration Support$45,357,7190.4%
School Administration Support$526,242,9374.7%
Operation & Maintenance Support$423,403,4223.8%
Student Transportation Support$194,402,4591.7%
Other Support$181,469,4951.6%
Employee Benefits$749,747,6416.7%
Student Support$123,369,9631.1%
Instructional Staff Support$141,576,7621.3%
General Administration Support$16,148,0140.1%
School Administration Support$188,169,1541.7%
Operation & Maintenance Support$141,901,8761.3%
Student Transportation Support$71,195,5090.6%
Other Support$67,386,3630.6%
Purchased Services$589,102,6475.3%
Student Support$18,772,3060.2%
Instructional Staff Support$53,381,5810.5%
General Administration Support$11,849,8570.1%
School Administration Support$12,454,8730.1%
Operation & Maintenance Support$161,893,5601.4%
Student Transportation Support$272,817,6572.4%
Other Support$57,932,8130.5%
Supplies$346,524,6063.1%
Student Support$4,407,1730.04%
Instructional Staff Support$35,385,8270.3%
General Administration Support$1,190,9270.01%
School Administration Support$10,880,8410.10%
Operation & Maintenance Support$249,946,2012.2%
Student Transportation Support$32,202,8720.3%
Other Support$12,510,7650.1%
Property$47,323,8340.4%
Student Support$893,7840.01%
Instructional Staff Support$4,612,2800.04%
General Administration Support$537,2850.00%
School Administration Support$1,650,4000.01%
Operation & Maintenance Support$13,233,7380.1%
Student Transportation Support$17,065,5320.2%
Other Support$9,330,8150.08%
Other$79,452,5770.7%
Student Support$668,0900.01%
Instructional Staff Support$6,539,0450.06%
General Administration Support$1,513,1960.01%
School Administration Support$921,2990.01%
Operation & Maintenance Support$66,388,4180.6%
Student Transportation Support$758,9590.01%
Other Support$2,663,5700.02%
Total Non-Instructional Expenditures$472,519,5994.2%
Food Services$300,231,3662.7%
Salaries$112,986,0331.0%
Employee Benefits$48,337,2680.4%
Purchased Services$10,291,9970.09%
Supplies$126,671,4471.1%
Property--
Other$1,944,6210.02%
Enterprise$172,288,2331.5%
Salaries$38,9640.00%
Employee Benefits--
Purchased Services$85,677,6370.8%
Supplies$86,571,6320.8%
Property--
Other--

Maryland State Graduation and Dropout Details (2007)

Graduation Rate By Race
    Graduation Rate
American Indian 73.4%
Asian 100.0%
Hispanic 75.9%
Black 73.0%
White 84.9%
Total 80.4%
Diploma Count By Race
    Diploma Count
American Indian 193
Asian 3,392
Hispanic 3,555
Black 20,602
White 31,429
Total 59,171
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients By Race
    OHC Count
American Indian 3
Asian 29
Hispanic 36
Black 270
White 263
Total 601
General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Recipients By Race (Ages 16-19)
    GED Count
American Indian 19
Asian 37
Hispanic 116
Black 594
White 1,213
Total 2,119
Dropout Rates By Grade
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Grade 93,0664.0%
Grade 102,5473.7%
Grade 112,0833.3%
Grade 122,1203.4%
Grades 9-12 Total9,8163.6%
Dropout Rates By Race (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
American Indian--
Asian--
Hispanic--
Black--
White--
Dropout Rates By Gender (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Male--
Female--
City List
City Name Schools Students S:T Ratio
Median Income
Rating
Grade
Aberdeen83,87113.3$39,190
7 Reviews
Abingdon52,25214.4-
2 Reviews
Accident31,17412.6$22,500
Not Yet Rated
Accokeek41,138113.8$79,419
Not Yet Rated
Adelphi72,64913.2$45,827
3 Reviews
Annapolis349,56213.9$49,243
14 Reviews
Arnold103,19517.2$74,002
10 Reviews
Baltimore487154,69114.4$30,078
355 Reviews
Bel Air2513,32614.4$44,135
22 Reviews
Beltsville115,03813.9$57,722
5 Reviews
Berlin73,75213.5$33,438
2 Reviews
Bethesda3814,14116.8$99,102
11 Reviews
Bladensburg84,08815.8$34,966
3 Reviews
Boonsboro62,67115.9$40,476
3 Reviews
Bowie269,58716.6$76,778
13 Reviews
Brandywine72,59217.0$57,063
9 Reviews
Brookeville255418.7$88,629
Not Yet Rated
Brooklandville41,8259.3-
Not Yet Rated
-
Brunswick41,90716.2$46,513
1 Reviews
Bryantown254617.3-
Not Yet Rated
Burtonsville43,33417.0$73,241
1 Reviews
California558416.3$62,320
Not Yet Rated
Cambridge122,56112.3$25,967
3 Reviews
Camp Springs260515.4$69,371
Not Yet Rated
-
Capitol Heights145,52313.9$46,667
10 Reviews
Catonsville41,60115.1$53,061
Not Yet Rated
Centreville42,71914.5$41,100
1 Reviews
Cheltenham21015.8-
1 Reviews
Chesapeake City31,52913.7$46,917
Not Yet Rated
Chestertown549712.7$31,530
Not Yet Rated
Cheverly352915.6$65,431
3 Reviews
Chevy Chase71,81016.6$160,331
1 Reviews
Churchville337015.8-
Not Yet Rated
Clarksburg43,93716.8$88,419
4 Reviews
Clarksville63,36314.1-
1 Reviews
Clear Spring41,36915.1$38,056
1 Reviews
Clinton133,64813.9$71,139
12 Reviews
Cockeysville61,54015.1$43,681
1 Reviews
College Park678514.2$50,168
Not Yet Rated
Columbia3614,95712.6$71,524
25 Reviews
Cresaptown43666.6-
1 Reviews
Crisfield31,04014.7$17,979
1 Reviews
Crofton63,33917.2$75,046
6 Reviews
Crownsville43099.7$91,180
Not Yet Rated
Cumberland164,80814.7$25,142
9 Reviews
Damascus53,35016.5$71,447
4 Reviews
Darlington21239.4-
Not Yet Rated
Darnestown272113.7$130,626
Not Yet Rated
-
Davidsonville263218.0-
Not Yet Rated
Denton31,42113.9$34,936
3 Reviews
District Heights52,11413.5$52,331
2 Reviews
Easton72,95515.4$36,464
8 Reviews
Edgewater114,83616.5-
5 Reviews
Edgewood43,18812.7$47,150
15 Reviews
Eldersburg31,28216.7$70,851
Not Yet Rated
Elkridge63,53913.6$65,835
4 Reviews
Elkton155,39514.4$38,171
4 Reviews
Ellicott City2915,27213.4$79,031
5 Reviews
Emmitsburg229312.6$38,710
Not Yet Rated
Essex41,10513.7$34,978
Not Yet Rated
-
Fallston33,14215.0$84,296
1 Reviews
Federalsburg31,34412.4$24,266
2 Reviews
Finksburg245614.2-
Not Yet Rated
Forest Hill31,26115.4-
Not Yet Rated
Forestville135,37117.7$51,831
6 Reviews
Fort Meade95,57616.1$40,661
14 Reviews
Fort Washington176,27215.6$81,177
8 Reviews
Frederick4017,19714.3$47,700
17 Reviews
Frostburg81,76714.6$21,215
Not Yet Rated
Fruitland384515.8$34,468
Not Yet Rated
Fulton42,94612.8-
1 Reviews
Gaithersburg3917,70914.3$59,879
12 Reviews
Gambrills72,46319.6-
2 Reviews
Garrett Park248016.3$106,883
Not Yet Rated
Germantown2314,39015.3$62,431
15 Reviews
Glen Burnie2712,02114.6$45,281
37 Reviews
Glenarden281110.9$44,583
Not Yet Rated
Glenn Dale456715.9$80,851
2 Reviews
Glenwood41,27714.8-
2 Reviews
Great Mills32,69117.9-
2 Reviews
Greenbelt65,19616.7$46,328
10 Reviews
Hagerstown4111,56613.6$30,796
17 Reviews
Hampstead53,29115.1$56,655
4 Reviews
Hancock259212.3$28,750
2 Reviews
Hanover285715.4-
2 Reviews
Harwood21,14120.3-
Not Yet Rated
Havre De Grace62,75314.3$41,218
10 Reviews
Helen296316.9-
Not Yet Rated
Hollywood346615.9-
2 Reviews
Huntingtown73,44217.0$81,672
3 Reviews
Hurlock31,41313.7$32,935
4 Reviews
Hyattsville208,52815.8$45,355
19 Reviews
Hydes233313.1-
Not Yet Rated
-
Ijamsville76,06217.7-
2 Reviews
Indian Head73,42114.6$42,702
9 Reviews
Jarrettsville280513.2$69,632
1 Reviews
Jefferson244614.7-
Not Yet Rated
Jessup31,75912.7$48,000
5 Reviews
Joppa83,35813.7-
30 Reviews
Kensington83,48713.9$76,716
4 Reviews
Kingsville434915.5$78,025
Not Yet Rated
La Plata83,31514.0$56,490
5 Reviews
Landover155,25814.4-
15 Reviews
Landover Hills61,17013.9$55,313
4 Reviews
Lanham93,78515.2-
11 Reviews
Lanham Seabrook248514.6-
Not Yet Rated
-
Largo370521.1$58,130
Not Yet Rated
Laurel2611,59315.2$49,415
25 Reviews
Lavale255312.1-
Not Yet Rated
Leonardtown113,49216.1$35,563
18 Reviews
Lexington Park73,25414.7$39,214
1 Reviews
Linthicum41,45014.1$61,479
2 Reviews
Lonaconing264612.5$27,434
1 Reviews
Lothian31,24416.2-
2 Reviews
Lusby74,08815.8$40,769
2 Reviews
Lutherville91,95015.5-
9 Reviews
Manchester31,63313.9$57,390
Not Yet Rated
Mardela Springs493615.2$37,500
Not Yet Rated
Marriottsville41,98615.8-
Not Yet Rated
Mechanicsville101,57617.1-
3 Reviews
Middletown63,03716.8$67,266
5 Reviews
Millersville94,89215.9-
6 Reviews
Mitchellville83,20417.8$84,687
1 Reviews
Monkton296616.0-
6 Reviews
Monrovia296316.6-
Not Yet Rated
Montgomery Village53,33513.8$66,828
3 Reviews
Morningside239017.0$56,429
Not Yet Rated
Mount Airy72,15415.2$66,967
4 Reviews
Mount Rainier394710.8$35,920
Not Yet Rated
Mount Savage266913.1-
2 Reviews
Myersville264014.7$72,639
1 Reviews
New Carrollton52,55412.9$51,930
9 Reviews
New Market32,09715.7$62,292
3 Reviews
Newburg290715.1-
Not Yet Rated
North East74,17513.9$39,563
3 Reviews
North Potomac21,03416.5$109,173
Not Yet Rated
Oakland102,54212.7$26,728
Not Yet Rated
Odenton62,82415.5$65,563
2 Reviews
Olney102,82215.8$94,818
6 Reviews
Owings64,33617.5$74,150
2 Reviews
Owings Mills184,44514.7$53,424
5 Reviews
Oxon Hill156,25016.5-
14 Reviews
Parkton31,80015.4-
1 Reviews
Pasadena178,94717.1$65,205
14 Reviews
Perry Hall256517.2$57,033
Not Yet Rated
Perryville51,85713.1$43,984
3 Reviews
Phoenix258415.5-
Not Yet Rated
Pocomoke City31,20310.3$28,938
Not Yet Rated
Pomfret31,89414.3-
3 Reviews
Poolesville31,88417.2$85,091
Not Yet Rated
Port Deposit242317.3$34,167
Not Yet Rated
Potomac204,70217.8$128,936
2 Reviews
Prince Frederick92,83813.0$22,321
1 Reviews
Princess Anne31,36113.6$20,066
Not Yet Rated
Pylesville32,99615.6-
31 Reviews
Randallstown93,58814.3$58,686
7 Reviews
Reisterstown85,20315.3$47,587
3 Reviews
Ridge226214.8-
Not Yet Rated
Ridgely41,67314.6$35,750
3 Reviews
Rising Sun31,71715.5$41,089
3 Reviews
Riverdale74,82714.9-
6 Reviews
Rock Hall231612.1$32,833
1 Reviews
Rockville6224,32215.3$68,074
15 Reviews
Salisbury2610,38613.1$29,191
11 Reviews
Sandy Spring32,56316.8-
Not Yet Rated
Seabrook42,00214.3-
1 Reviews
Severn81,81111.8$66,204
Not Yet Rated
Severna Park125,66618.7$87,472
1 Reviews
Silver Spring8736,14514.0$51,653
46 Reviews
Smithsburg31,86316.1$50,795
1 Reviews
Snow Hill51,1429.8$29,730
1 Reviews
Springdale23,15119.4$82,341
Not Yet Rated
St. Michaels275514.1$32,578
Not Yet Rated
Stevenson23143.5-
Not Yet Rated
-
Stevensville73,51615.5$63,962
3 Reviews
Street324714.2-
1 Reviews
Sudlersville373615.3$42,656
Not Yet Rated
Suitland82,45314.4-
9 Reviews
Sykesville127,48515.9$66,551
5 Reviews
Takoma Park71,81214.8$48,490
4 Reviews
Taneytown298413.6$42,820
Not Yet Rated
Temple Hills205,28815.3$44,868
5 Reviews
Thurmont52,64514.8$49,530
2 Reviews
Timonium63,42516.2-
Not Yet Rated
Towson123,15014.6$53,775
5 Reviews
Union Bridge21,55416.1$36,250
2 Reviews
Upper Marlboro2811,72218.1$52,813
10 Reviews
Waldorf2715,96316.5$68,869
16 Reviews
Walkersville53,31316.5$65,581
Not Yet Rated
Westminster298,98813.8$40,477
5 Reviews
Westover236110.6-
Not Yet Rated
Wheaton337310.2-
Not Yet Rated
-
Williamsport52,51915.5$34,243
Not Yet Rated
Woodbine246213.6-
9 Reviews
Worton390912.4-
1 Reviews
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