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Our Programs



MCPS by the Numbers

Enrollment 159,010      (2016-2017)

A record enrollment for MCPS; Largest school system in Maryland, 17th largest in the nation

   FARMs | 35% of Students

The number of students (54,099) receiving the Free And Reduced-priced Meal System (FARMS)


The number of backpacks distributed to students in 2015
28% of the estimated number that are needed to serve all students

ESOL | 14.6% of Students

English for speakers of other languages (ESOL)


The minimum number of donors needed to impact these numbers
when multiplied by thousands



MCPS Educational Foundation thanks
its partners for 2017, for their generous
contributions to programs.
  • Aronson Foundation
  • CDW-G
  • Comcast Corporation
  • Discovery Education
  • Educational Systems Federal
    Credit Union
  • Fitzgerald Auto Malls, Inc.
  • Gary & Pennie Abramson
    Charitable Foundation
  • Google Inc.
  • The Helena Foundation
  • Howard Hughes Medical
  • Intel Corporation
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • United Therapeutics

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Featured Programs


Hurricane Relief Logo


The Montgomery County Public Schools 
(MCPS) Educational Foundation, Inc.
and MCPS are working together to
raise funds to aid in the recovery
schools in the areas affected by
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. 

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GIVE BACKpack logo
Consider supporting the MCPS Give 
Backpacks Campaign. You can support an
individual student, a class, a school, or
Learn more here
Scholars 2017 Group Photo
MCPS Educational Foundation
Celebrates Scholars
The Montgomery County Public Schools
Educational Foundation brought together
86 new and continuing scholars to meet
the legislators who funded their college
scholarships, at an event in Gaithersburg
at the Barking Mad Café restaurant in
Gaithersburg on Tuesday, June 27.  
Read the story and see photos here 
 Yolanda Pruitt on Comcast Newsmakers
"MCPS Educational Foundation Executive
Director Yolanda Pruitt discusses the scope
of the foundation's programs with Comcast
See the video here
2017 Fifth Grade Challenge Features 
New Educational "App" 
Contestants "Win" More Than $14,000 
for MCPS Educational Foundation
The 2017 Fifth Grade Challenge took place
April 24, 2017 at the AFI Silver Theater and
Cultural Center in Silver Spring and was a
great success

Get your recap! 

Argyle students celebrate capstone reports   
Argyle Eighth Graders Accept Fifth
Grade Challenge

Participants in App Design Project give special capstone presentations

Read the story here 






















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Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-279-3432/ 301-517-5099
Fax: 301-279-3428

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