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Overview

Public Schools Overview Maryland School Districts by City
Number Of Students 866,169
Number Of Maryland Schools 1,450
Number Of Maryland School Districts 25
Spending Per Student $15,337

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 76.8539025546995
4th Grade 86.2268998694898
5th Grade 88.7668176693987
6th Grade 82.6705546982564
7th Grade 78.4068260781179
8th Grade 76.5054430286174
10th Grade 75.8131506361981
11th Grade 82.954131245322
12th Grade 85.0416810277118

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 74.009603519044
4th Grade 80.4667139011238
5th Grade 72.2815258822225
6th Grade 67.3957158268728
7th Grade 62.0431471248649
8th Grade 58.0788990815091
10th Grade 82.4874079430055
11th Grade 86.9912709871467
12th Grade 87.5466421720369

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 40.9% 50.9%
Black 34.9% 15.6%
Hispanic 13.6% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.1% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 44.2% 50.9%
English Language Learners 6.5% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 11.9% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 14.78
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Maryland Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 6,006,401 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 612 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.2% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 19.4% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 33.7% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 27.7% 26.4%
65 Or Older 13.0% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 2,166,803 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 11.9% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.0% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 37.3% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 17.9% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 18.1% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.4% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.2% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.4% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.4% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 8.5% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,431 $7,303,090,000 55.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $623 $540,050,000 4.1%
Staff $744 $644,686,000 4.9%
General Administration $138 $119,889,000 0.9%
School Administration $972 $841,812,000 6.3%
Operation $1,266 $1,096,682,000 8.3%
Transportation $766 $663,531,000 5.0%
Other $389 $337,304,000 2.5%
Total Support $4,900 $4,243,954,000 31.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,006 $1,737,593,000 13.1%
Total Expenditures $15,337 $13,284,637,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%