Silver Spring Public Schools

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There are 53 public schools in Silver Spring, MD, serving 37,487 students.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the Maryland state average of 57%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the state average of 14:1.

Silver Spring, Maryland Public Schools

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Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Research shows that students of color face a disproportionate number of disciplinary actions in U.S. public schools. Learn about these disparities, as well as the policies that fuel them. Also learn about suggested measures to address this problem.
Charter Schools Produce More Graduates than Public Schools
Studies show that graduation rates at charter schools outpace graduation rates at public schools. Learn how charter schools have been able to improve graduation rates, and the positive effects charter schools have on studentsí lives in the long-term.
Changing Demographics Will Alter the Diversity of Public Schools
Learn about projected changes in public school enrollment of various ethnic groups and what problems may be ahead for state education systems as they try to cope with increasing financial demands as a result of increased enrollment.
Did You Know?
Silver Spring, MD 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 .72, which is higher than the Maryland average of .41. The most diverse school in Silver Spring is Montgomery Blair High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or in the USA.