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**Dr. Charlene M. Dukes, ''President''
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**Dr. Mary Kay Finan, ''Vice President''
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**James H. DeGraffenreidt, ''Board Member''
**James H. DeGraffenreidt
**Linda Eberhart, ''Board Member''
**Linda Eberhart
**Dr. S. James Gates, Jr., ''Board Member''
**Dr. S. James Gates, Jr.
**Luisa Montero-Diaz, ''Board Member''
**Luisa Montero-Diaz
**Larry Giammo, ''Board Member''
**Larry Giammo
**Madhu Sidhu, ''Board Member''
**Madhu Sidhu
**Sayed Naved, ''Board Member''
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**Donna Hill Staton, ''Board Member
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**Guffrie M. Smith, Jr., ''Board Member''
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Revision as of 12:46, 12 June 2014

K-12 Education in Maryland
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Lillian Lowery
Number of students: 854,086[1]
Number of teachers: 57,589
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:14.8
Number of school districts: 25
Number of schools: 1,451
Graduation rate: 84%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $13,871[3]
See also
Maryland Department of EducationList of school districts in MarylandMarylandSchool boards portal
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in Maryland
Glossary of education terms
Note: The statistics on this page are mainly from government sources, including the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Center for Education Statistics. Figures given are the most recent as of June 2014, with school years noted in the text or footnotes.

Maryland is home to 1,451 schools and 854,086 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education
    • Dr. Charlene M. Dukes, President
    • Dr. Mary Kay Finan, Vice President
    • James H. DeGraffenreidt
    • Linda Eberhart
    • Dr. S. James Gates, Jr.
    • Luisa Montero-Diaz
    • Larry Giammo
    • Madhu Sidhu
    • Sayed Naved
    • Donna Hill Staton
    • Guffrie M. Smith, Jr.


The following table displays the top ten Maryland school districts by total student enrollment.

Student enrollment
1.) Montgomery County Public Schools
2.) Prince George's County Public Schools
3.) Baltimore County Public Schools
4.) Baltimore City Public School System
5.) Anne Arundel County Public Schools
6.) Howard County Public Schools
7.) Frederick County Public Schools
8.) Harford County Public Schools
9.) Carroll County Public Schools
10.) Charles County Public Schools


See also: Demographic information for all students in all 50 states

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Maryland as reported in the National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[5]

Demographic information for Maine's K-12 public school system
Ethnicity Students State Percentage United States Percentage**
American Indian 2,989 0.35% 1.10%
Asian 50,052 5.86% 4.68%
African American 302,031 35.36% 15.68%
Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl. students 1,184 0.14% 0.42%
Hispanic 103,594 12.13% 24.37%
White 362,855 42.48% 51.21%
Two or more 31,381 3.67% 2.54%
**Note: This is the percentage of all students in the United States that are reported to be of this ethnicity.

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Maryland school board elections, 2014

A total of 11 Maryland school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment held elections in 2014 for 42 seats. Each district held elections on November 4, 2014.

Here are several quick facts about Maryland's school board elections in 2014:

The districts listed below served 526,654 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[6] Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.

2014 Maryland School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Calvert County Public Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 16,795
Carroll County Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 27,334
Cecil County Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 15,937
Charles County Public Schools 11/4/2014 7 7 26,850
Frederick County Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 40,188
Harford County Public Schools 11/4/2014 6 9 38,394
Howard County Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 50,994
Montgomery County Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 144,023
Prince George's County Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 9 126,662
St. Mary's County Public Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 17,271
Washington County Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 22,206

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