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    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




    • Black or African American: 75,818 (57%)
    • Hispanic/ Latino of any race: 45,468 (34%)
    • White: 5,293 (4%)
    • Asian: 3,710 (3%)
    • American Indian/ Alaska Native: 372 (0.3%)
    • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 279 (0.2%)
    • Two or more races: 1,727 (1.3%)
    • Free & Reduced Priced Meals: 81,287 (61%)
    • Special Education: 14,999 (11.46%)
    • English Language Learners: 26,644 (20.1%)

    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, 2018.