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MCPS by the Numbers

Enrollment 159,010      (2016-2017)

A record enrollment for MCPS; Largest school system in Maryland, 17th largest in the nation

   FARMs | 35% of Students

The number of students (54,099) receiving the Free And Reduced-priced Meal System (FARMS)


The number of backpacks distributed to students in 2017
28% of the estimated number that are needed to serve all students

ESOL | 14.6% of Students

English for speakers of other languages (ESOL)


The minimum number of donors needed to impact these numbers 
when multiplied by thousands



MCPS Educational Foundation thanks
its partners for 2017, for their generous
contributions to programs.

  • Aronson Foundation
  • CDW-G
  • Comcast Corporation
  • Discovery Education
  • Educational Systems Federal Credit Union
  • Fitzgerald Auto Malls, Inc.
  • Gary & Pennie Abramson Charitable Foundation
  • Google Inc.
  • The Helena Foundation
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Intel Corporation
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Social & Scientific Systems, Inc.
  • United Therapeutics

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Hurricane Relief Logo

Montgomery County Public 
Schools (MCPS) Educational
Foundation and MCPS are
working together to raise funds
to aid in the recovery of
schools in the areas affected
by recent hurricanes in Texas,
Florida, Pueto Rico and the
Virgin Islands. 

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an individual student, a
class, a school, or more.

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Scholars 2017 Group Photo

The Foundation gathered

new and continuing

scholars to meet the 

legislators who fund their 

college scholarships at the 

Barking Mad Café in Gaithersburg.

Full story here

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Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-279-3432/ 301-517-5099
Fax: 301-279-3428

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