Prince George's County Public Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 209 public schools serving 131,646 students in Prince George's County Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
Public Schools in Prince George's County Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Maryland public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 46% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Prince George's County Public Schools School District are Glenarden Woods Elementary School, Academy Of Health Sciences At Pgcc and Heather Hills Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Prince George's County Public Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Maryland public school average of 66% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Prince George's County Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Maryland for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Prince George's 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
131,646 Students
883,137 Students
# Teachers
9,160 Teachers
61,505 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Prince George's County Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 79% has increased from 77% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MD)
Overall District Rank
#23 out of 25 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Prince George's County Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Prince George's 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)
33%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Prince George's 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
79%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Prince George's 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
0.56
0.73
# American Indian Students
381 Students
2,287 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
3,637 Students
59,676 Students
% Asian Students
3%
7%
# Hispanic Students
47,994 Students
175,862 Students
% Hispanic Students
37%
20%
# Black Students
72,824 Students
295,779 Students
% Black Students
55%
34%
# White Students
4,836 Students
304,609 Students
% White Students
4%
34%
# Hawaiian Students
264 Students
1,287 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,709 Students
43,599 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
3,916
23,633
# Students in K Grade:
8,639
58,476
# Students in 1st Grade:
9,885
63,667
# Students in 2nd Grade:
9,860
64,253
# Students in 3rd Grade:
9,997
64,840
# Students in 4th Grade:
10,154
66,421
# Students in 5th Grade:
10,361
66,681
# Students in 6th Grade:
10,278
68,074
# Students in 7th Grade:
10,402
69,699
# Students in 8th Grade:
10,267
69,379
# Students in 9th Grade:
11,349
74,330
# Students in 10th Grade:
9,654
69,418
# Students in 11th Grade:
8,710
62,475
# Students in 12th Grade:
8,174
61,791
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,969 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 $17,147 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)
$2,366 MM
$254 MM
This chart display total revenue of Prince George's 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)
$2,257 MM
$257 MM
This chart display total spending of Prince George's 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
$17,969
$16,583
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Prince George's 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
$17,147
$16,770
This chart display average spending per public school student in Prince George's 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 Prince George's County Public Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Glenarden Woods Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 84% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
7801 Glenarden Pkwy
Lanham, MD 20706
(301) 925-1300
Grades: 2-5
| 455 students
Rank: #22.
Academy Of Health Sciences At Pgcc
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
301 Largo Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
(301) 546-7247
Grades: 9-12
| 534 students
Rank: #33.
Heather Hills Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 77% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12605 Heming Ln
Bowie, MD 20716
(301) 805-2730
Grades: 2-5
| 349 students
Rank: #44.
Eleanor Roosevelt High School
Magnet School
Math: 60% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7601 Hanover Pkwy
Greenbelt, MD 20770
(301) 513-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,546 students
Rank: #55.
Dora Kennedy French Immersion
Magnet School
Math: 58% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8950 Edmonston Rd
Greenbelt, MD 20770
(301) 918-8660
Grades: K-8
| 654 students
Rank: #66.
Whitehall Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3901 Woodhaven Ln
Bowie, MD 20715
(301) 805-1000
Grades: K-5
| 577 students
Rank: #77.
Tulip Grove Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2909 Trainor Ln
Bowie, MD 20715
(301) 805-2680
Grades: K-5
| 335 students
Rank: #88.
Robert Goddard Montessori
Magnet School
Math: 45% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9850 Good Luck Rd
Lanham, MD 20706
(301) 918-3515
Grades: PK-8
| 504 students
Rank: #99.
Oxon Hill High School
Magnet School
Math: 38% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6701 Leyte Dr
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
(301) 749-4300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,467 students
Rank: #1010.
Cesar Chavez Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6609 Riggs Rd
Hyattsville, MD 20782
(301) 853-5694
Grades: K-5
| 371 students
Rank: #1111.
Capitol Heights Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
601 Suffolk Ave
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
(301) 817-0494
Grades: PK-5
| 297 students
Rank: #1212.
Charles Herbert Flowers High School
Magnet School
Math: 38% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10001 Ardwick-ardmore Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
(301) 636-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,342 students
Rank: #1313.
Yorktown Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7301 Race Track Rd
Bowie, MD 20715
(301) 805-6610
Grades: K-5
| 392 students
Rank: #1414.
Bowie High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
15200 Annapolis Rd
Bowie, MD 20715
(301) 805-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 2,406 students
Rank: #1515.
Thomas G. Pullen School
Magnet School
Math: 33% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
700 Brightseat Rd
Hyattsville, MD 20785
(301) 808-8160
Grades: K-8
| 743 students
Rank: #1616.
Accokeek Academy
Magnet School
Math: 34% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
14400 Berry Rd
Accokeek, MD 20607
(301) 203-3200
Grades: K-8
| 1,543 students
Rank: #1717.
Bond Mill Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
16001 Sherwood Ave
Laurel, MD 20707
(301) 497-3600
Grades: K-5
| 488 students
Rank: #1818.
Mattaponi Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 40% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
11701 Duley Station Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(301) 599-2442
Grades: K-5
| 352 students
Rank: #1919.
College Park Academy
Charter School
Math: 29% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5751 Rivertech Ct
Riverdale, MD 20737
(240) 696-3206
Grades: 6-12
| 677 students
Rank: #2020.
Indian Queen Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9551 Fort Foote Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
(301) 749-4250
Grades: PK-6
| 291 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Marlton Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8506 Old Colony Dr S
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(301) 952-7780
Grades: PK-5
| 297 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Woodmore Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12500 Woodmore Rd
Bowie, MD 20721
(301) 390-0239
Grades: PK-5
| 460 students
Rank: #2323.
Chesapeake Math And It Public Charter
Charter School
Math: 34% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
14800 Sweitzer Ln
Laurel, MD 20707
(301) 350-6051
Grades: K-12
| 1,683 students
Rank: #2424.
Perrywood Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
501 Watkins Park Dr
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
(301) 218-3040
Grades: K-5
| 551 students
Rank: #2525.
Greenbelt Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
66 Ridge Rd
Greenbelt, MD 20770
(301) 513-5911
Grades: PK-5
| 550 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Judith P. Hoyer Montessori
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
929 Hill Rd
Hyattsville, MD 20785
(301) 808-4420
Grades: PK-8
| 382 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Kenilworth Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12520 Kembridge Dr
Bowie, MD 20715
(301) 805-6600
Grades: K-5
| 375 students
Rank: #2828.
Seabrook Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6001 Seabrook Rd
Lanham, MD 20706
(301) 918-8542
Grades: PK-5
| 330 students
Rank: #2929.
Samuel Ogle Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4111 Chelmont Ln
Bowie, MD 20715
(301) 805-2641
Grades: 6-8
| 826 students
Rank: #3030.
Chesapeake Math And It South Public Charter
Charter School
Math: 27% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9822 Fallard Ct
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(240) 573-7250
Grades: K-12
| 1,393 students
Rank: #3131.
Maya Angelou French Immersion
Magnet School
Math: 32% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 Callaway St
Temple Hills, MD 20748
(301) 702-3950
Grades: K-8
| 463 students
Rank: #3232.
C. Elizabeth Rieg Regional Center
Special Education School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
15542 Peach Walker Dr
Bowie, MD 20716
(301) 390-0200
Grades: K-12
| 114 students
Rank: #3333.
Benjamin Tasker Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 29% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4901 Collington Rd
Bowie, MD 20715
(301) 805-2660
Grades: 6-8
| 1,068 students
Rank: #3434.
Imagine Andrews Public Charter
Charter School
Math: 27% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4701 San Antonio Blvd
Andrews Air Force Base, MD 20762
(301) 350-6002
Grades: K-8
| 433 students
Rank: #3535.
University Park Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4315 Underwood St
Hyattsville, MD 20782
(301) 985-1898
Grades: PK-6
| 467 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Prince George's County Public Schools School District
  • 14201 School Lane, Upper Marlboro, MD, 20772
  • (301) 952-6000
  • pgcps.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 131,646 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Btm 50% in MD)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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