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With over 165,000 students, with students from more than 164 countries, the Montgomery County Public School system is the largest in Maryland and the 14th largest in the United States.

MCPS has a 88.4% graduation rate, with 66.2% of students participating in advanced placement classes. The average combined SAT scores are 1167 and the Class of 2018 received approximately $364 million is scholarships.

Core Values
MCPS is committed to doing whatever it takes to ensure that every child, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, language proficiency, or disability, learns and succeeds.
Student outcomes shall not be predictable by race or ethnicity.
MCPS has high expectations for all students, believing that all children can learn at high levels.
Every student is a unique learner and MCPS will tailor instruction to meet the learning needs of each student.
A comprehensive early years’ program is critical for students to acquire the knowledge and skills to be successful in reading, writing, and mathematics.
The pursuit of excellence for all students requires providing our neediest students with the extra support necessary to attain rigorous targets.
MCPS demonstrates commitment to continuous improvement by reviewing, evaluating and improving our work and monitoring student performance data.
MCPS is committed to a culture of respect that includes fair treatment, honesty, openness, and integrity.

To provide a high-quality, world-class education that ensures success for every student through excellence in teaching and learning

A high-quality education is the fundamental right of every child. All children will receive the respect, encouragement, and opportunities they need to build the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to be successful, contributing members of a global society.

System Goals
Ensure success for every student
Provide an effective instructional program
Strengthen productive partnerships for education
Create a positive work environment in a self-renewing organization
Provide high-quality business services that are essential to the educational success of students

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