Public Schools in Maryland

There are 1573 Public Schools in Maryland, serving a population of 5,996,079 people in an area of 9,707 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 3,811 people, and 1 Public School per 6 square miles.

The state of Maryland is ranked 50th in Public Schools per capita, and 8th in Public Schools per square mile.

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Maryland Public School Statistics

Find Maryland Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Maryland Public School Enrollment
 MarylandUnited States
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment49,122 (49.9%)2,918,752 (59.0%)
Kindergarten Enrollment64,339 (86.2%)3,579,912 (87.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)259,231 (87.7%)14,576,325 (89.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)255,389 (86.2%)14,808,792 (89.5%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)264,725 (85.8%)15,337,350 (90.2%)
Maryland Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 MarylandUnited States
Less than 9th Grade Education164,123 (4.0%)11,521,575 (5.3%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)245,634 (6.0%)15,426,482 (7.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)1,021,847 (24.8%)59,265,308 (27.1%)