MCPS by the Numbers
- Enrollment 156,692 (2015-2016)
A record enrollment for MCPS; Largest school system in Maryland, 17th largest in the nation
- FARMs | 43.3% of Students
Students receiving free & reduced-price meals (FARMS)
The number of backpacks distributed to students in 2015
28% of the estimated number that are needed to serve all students
- ESOL | 13.9% of Students
English for speakers of other languages (ESOL)
The minimum number of donors needed to impact these numbers
when multiplied by thousands
New MCPS Cares Campaign
Montgomery County Public Schools and the MCPS Educational Foundation are restructuring the 2016 MCPS Cares employee charity campaign to enable employees to support organizations that work directly with our students and families.
Non-profit partners that serve MCPS students and families are invited to apply to be recipients of employee donations through the MCPS Cares campaign. Non-profits should submit their proposals to be included in the campaign by Oct. 30.
Read Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers Invitation to Non-Profits
Apply to be a MCPS Cares Partner Organization
Congratulations to our Small Grant, Technology Grant,
and Wayne Whigham Award Recipients.
See the funded projects, here!