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  • $1,067,015,417 combined revenue and expenditures budget for FY 2005 BCPS
  • 108,015 students
  • 3rd largest school system in Maryland
  • 162 schools (including 103 elementary, 27 middle, 26 high, 1 middle/high, and 5 special education)
  • 17,000 employees including 8,200 teachers
  • 27,123 students in magnet schools
  • 28,319 volunteers
  • Nearly 15.5 million square feet of building space
  • 14 million miles logged each year transporting students
  • 10.5 million nutritious meals served in schools annually
Student Achievement
  •  All populations of students - including those of every race and ethnic background, those in special education programs, those receiving free and reduced meals, and those for whom English is a second language - showed gains on the 2004 Maryland School Assessment in reading and math.
     
  • 140 of 162 BCPS schools made Adequate Yearly Progress according to the Maryland State Department of Education.
     
  • 9.6% of high school students took Advanced Placement (AP) exams in 2003 - 2004 compared with only 1.7% in 1989-1990.
     
  • As the AP participation rate has climbed, BCPS has maintained a pass rate (now at 71.2%) higher than the global pass rate of 62%.
     
  • The percentage of BCPS students taking the SAT (52% of the class of 2004) exceeds the national rate and has risen for three consecutive years.
     
  • BCPS students have exceeded the national average for combined SAT scores for four consecutive years.
 


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