Teaching in Prince George's County Public Schools

Upper marlboro, Prince George's County, Maryland


Getting Started in Prince George's County Public Schools

District Financials

Median Family Income in 2000: $62,467
Per-Capita Income in 2000: $23,360

Total District Revenue: $1,198,087,000
Percent of Revenue from Prince George's County County: 46 %
Percent of Revenue from Maryland: 47 %
Percent of Revenue from US: 7 %

Source : National Center for Education Statistics (nces.ed.gov), 2011

Teaching Schools in Maryland

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  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • In a 2013 survey, 83% of students said they would recommend the university to others.
  • Most degree-seeking online and campus-based students are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
  • Average class sizes is 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Founded in 1937 in Davenport, Iowa as the American Institute of Commerce (AIC).
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  • Each year since 2004, The Princeton Review has included California University in its
  • Best in the Northeast listing, recognizing Cal U as one of the best regional universities in the northeastern United States.
  • Ranked #44 in Top Public Schools by U.S. News and World Reports in 2013.
  • average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, was 75% in 2012.
  • Students in its Global Online program earn the same diploma as graduates from Cal U’s traditional degree programs.
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  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Accepts transfer credits for other accredited colleges and universities.
  • Online courses make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months and a master’s degree in 14-24 months.
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  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.
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  • Ranked among the 2015 Best Online Graduate Education Programs by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Awarded 21 institutional scholarships in 2013, totaling over $76,000 in tuition.
  • Offers several certificate programs where students can earn credits without committing to a full degree program.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
  • Part of the Colorado State University System.
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District Information

Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS) is a large school district headquartered in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, United States, the district serves Prince George's County.As of 2006 the district has an enrollment of almost 134,000 students and is the second largest school district in Maryland (after Montgomery County) and the 18th largest school district in the nation. PGCPS operates 141 elementary schools, 32 middle schools, and 23 high schools with nine special centers and two vocational centers, and serves students in Grades Pre-K through 12th grade employing over 17,000 people. The school system is overseen by the Maryland State Department of Education.

Learn more at the Prince George's County Public Schools Web Site>