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State of Maryland Summary

There are 25 districts, 1,451 public schools, and 50 charter schools in Maryland serving 854,086 students. Financially the state of Maryland spends approximately $15,768 per student. There are 57,589 full-time teachers receiving a total of $4,708,564,048 in salaries and $2,025,230,123 in total benefits. 303,466 students receive a free lunch and 53,165 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 25
Total Schools: 1,451
Charter Schools: 50
Full-time Teachers: 57,589
Total Students: 854,086
LEP / ELL Students: 51,574
IEP Students: 102,818
Freshman Graduation Rate: 82%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 303,466
Reduced Lunch: 53,165
Revenue Per Student: $15,768
Salaries: $4,708,564,048
Employee Benefits: $2,025,230,123

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Statewide Assessment Testing Results

Maryland Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 88.70%
Grade 4 Reading 88.30%
Elementary School Science 67.10%
Grade 8 Math 67.20%
Grade 8 Reading 81.10%
Middle School Science 71.40%
High School Math 84.10%
High School Reading 83.00%
High School Science 82.40%

1. Data Sources: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency (School District) Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "National Public Education Financial Survey (State Fiscal)", 2008-09 (FY 2009) v.1b, 2009-10 (FY 2010) v.1a, 2010-11 (FY 2011) v.1a; "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1b, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "State Dropout and Completion Data File", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.1a; "State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey", 2008-09 v.1c, 2009-10 v.1b, 2010-11 v.1a, 2011-12 v.1a.