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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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>