Maryland Public Schools

Maryland is the #27 largest school system in the United States, serving 854,286 students students across 1,434 public schools.
Minority enrollment is 57% (majority Black), which is more than the national average of 43%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the 14:1 national average.

Student by Ethnicity

(MD) School Average
American Indian
n/a
Asian
6%
Hispanic
11%
Black
37%
White
43%
Unknown
3%
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Did You Know?
Maryland public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of .68, which is higher than the national average of .48. The most diverse school district in Maryland is Montgomery County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or in the USA.