Montgomery County Public Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 209 public schools serving 160,564 students in Montgomery County Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Maryland.
Public Schools in Montgomery County Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Maryland public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 46% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Montgomery County Public Schools School District are Bannockburn Elementary School, Thomas S. Wootton High School and Walt Whitman High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Montgomery County Public Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the Maryland public school average of 66% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Montgomery County Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Maryland for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Montgomery County Public Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MD)
# Schools
209 Schools
1,423 Schools
# Students
160,564 Students
883,137 Students
# Teachers
11,331 Teachers
61,505 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Montgomery County Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MD)
Overall District Rank
#7 out of 25 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Montgomery County Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Montgomery County Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Montgomery County Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Montgomery County Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.76
0.73
# American Indian Students
317 Students
2,287 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
22,937 Students
59,676 Students
% Asian Students
14%
7%
# Hispanic Students
52,623 Students
175,862 Students
% Hispanic Students
33%
20%
# Black Students
34,992 Students
295,779 Students
% Black Students
22%
34%
# White Students
41,432 Students
304,609 Students
% White Students
26%
34%
# Hawaiian Students
133 Students
1,287 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
8,097 Students
43,599 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
3,597
23,633
# Students in K Grade:
10,347
58,476
# Students in 1st Grade:
11,399
63,667
# Students in 2nd Grade:
11,573
64,253
# Students in 3rd Grade:
11,622
64,840
# Students in 4th Grade:
11,858
66,421
# Students in 5th Grade:
12,100
66,681
# Students in 6th Grade:
12,283
68,074
# Students in 7th Grade:
12,658
69,699
# Students in 8th Grade:
12,435
69,379
# Students in 9th Grade:
14,133
74,330
# Students in 10th Grade:
13,441
69,418
# Students in 11th Grade:
11,545
62,475
# Students in 12th Grade:
11,573
61,791
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,423 is higher than the state median of $16,583. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,344 is higher than the state median of $16,770. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MD)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$3,440 MM
$254 MM
This chart display total revenue of Montgomery County Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$2,945 MM
$257 MM
This chart display total spending of Montgomery County Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$21,423
$16,583
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Montgomery County Public Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,344
$16,770
This chart display average spending per public school student in Montgomery County Public Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Montgomery County Public Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bannockburn Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
6520 Dalroy Ln
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-1270
Grades: PK-5
| 401 students
Rank: #22.
Thomas S. Wootton High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2100 Wootton Pkwy
Rockville, MD 20850
(240) 740-1500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,037 students
Rank: #33.
Walt Whitman High School
Math: 86% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
7100 Whittier Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-4800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,991 students
Rank: #44.
Cold Spring Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 90% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
9201 Falls Chapel Way
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 279-8480
Grades: PK-5
| 317 students
Rank: #55.
Poolesville High School
Magnet School
Math: 84% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
17501 W Willard Rd
Poolesville, MD 20837
(240) 740-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,236 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Travilah Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13801 Dufief Mill Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
(240) 740-4300
Grades: PK-5
| 323 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Wayside Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10011 Glen Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 740-0240
Grades: PK-5
| 459 students
Rank: #88.
Winston Churchill High School
Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11300 Gainsborough Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 740-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,245 students
Rank: #99.
Potomac Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 85% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10311 River Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 740-4360
Grades: PK-5
| 393 students
Rank: #1010.
Walter Johnson High School
Math: 78% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6400 Rock Spring Dr
Bethesda, MD 20814
(240) 740-6900
Grades: 9-12
| 2,820 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Thomas W. Pyle Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6311 Wilson Lane
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-3500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,433 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Westbrook Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5110 Allan Ter
Bethesda, MD 20816
(240) 740-1040
Grades: PK-5
| 331 students
Rank: #1313.
Carderock Springs Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7401 Persimmon Tree Lane
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-0540
Grades: K-5
| 319 students
Rank: #1414.
Stone Mill Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
14323 Stonebridge View Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
(240) 740-5450
Grades: PK-5
| 521 students
Rank: #1515.
Seven Locks Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9500 Seven Locks Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-0940
Grades: K-5
| 390 students
Rank: #1616.
Mcps Transitions School
Special Education School
Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11721 Kemp Mill Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20902
(240) 740-5900
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Bradley Hills Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8701 Hartsdale Ave
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 204-5210
Grades: PK-5
| 497 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Herbert Hoover Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 76% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8810 Post Oak Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 968-3740
Grades: 6-8
| 1,021 students
Rank: #1919.
Bethesda-chevy Chase High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4301 East-west Hwy
Bethesda, MD 20814
(240) 740-0400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,270 students
Rank: #2020.
Chevy Chase Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 77% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4015 Rosemary St
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 657-4994
Grades: 3-5
| 441 students
Rank: #2121.
Wyngate Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9300 Wadsworth Dr
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-1080
Grades: PK-5
| 673 students
Rank: #2222.
Beverly Farms Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8501 Post Oak Road
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 740-0200
Grades: PK-5
| 570 students
Rank: #2323.
Robert Frost Middle School
Math: 73% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9201 Scott Dr
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 279-3949
Grades: 6-8
| 1,017 students
Rank: #2424.
Cabin John Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10701 Gainsborough Road
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 406-1600
Grades: 6-8
| 1,077 students
Rank: #2525.
Burning Tree Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7900 Beech Tree Rd
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-1750
Grades: K-5
| 420 students
Rank: #2626.
Lakewood Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2534 Lindley Terrace
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 279-8465
Grades: K-5
| 415 students
Rank: #2727.
Diamond Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4 Marquis Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
(240) 740-2120
Grades: PK-5
| 780 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Belmont Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
19528 Olney Mill Rd
Olney, MD 20832
(301) 924-3140
Grades: PK-5
| 340 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Kensington Parkwood Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4710 Saul Rd
Kensington, MD 20895
(240) 740-3700
Grades: PK-5
| 596 students
Rank: #3030.
Richard Montgomery High School
Magnet School
Math: 74% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
250 Richard Montgomery Dr
Rockville, MD 20852
(240) 740-6100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,410 students
Rank: #3131.
Damascus High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
25921 Ridge Rd
Damascus, MD 20872
(240) 207-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,404 students
Rank: #3232.
Bells Mill Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8225 Bells Mill Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 740-0480
Grades: PK-5
| 579 students
Rank: #3333.
Spark M. Matsunaga Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
13902 Bromfield Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
(301) 601-4350
Grades: PK-5
| 663 students
Rank: #3434.
Westland Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 68% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5511 Massachusetts Ave
Bethesda, MD 20816
(301) 320-6515
Grades: 6-8
| 764 students
Rank: #3535.
Fallsmead Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1800 Greenplace Ter
Rockville, MD 20850
(240) 740-3545
Grades: PK-5
| 520 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Montgomery County Public Schools School District
  • 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD, 20850
  • (240) 740-3000
  • montgomeryschoolsmd.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 160,564 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Btm 50% in MD)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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