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Record Public School Enrollment in Maryland

Record Public School Enrollment in Maryland

 

Public schools will open in Maryland with an expected record enrollment of 870,000 students. In Montgomery County, where we live, the enrollment forecast is that 156,514 students will attend classes during the school year that begins on August 31st. That number includes 2,662 more students than last year.

For out of the area readers, the population of Montgomery County, Maryland is about one million and the county has a reputation for the outstanding public school system. A number of the schools will open with classroom additions to meet the expanding demand.

It is interesting that Hispanic students now account for the largest racial or ethnic group in kindergarten through the second grade.

In neighboring Prince George's County the new school enrollment is projected at about 129,000 students, up about 1,500 students from last year.

The statistics in this blog are from an article by Donna St. George in The Washington Post. donna.stgeorge@washpost.com 

 

Hydrangea, Kentlands Photowalk, Photograph by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Hydrangea, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA IMG 4585

Photograph by Roy Kelley 

Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Roy Kelley and Associates

 

Roy Kelley, Associate Broker

Realty Group Referrals (Retired from RE/MAX Realty Group)

6 Montgomery Village Ave., Suite 200

Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Main Office:  301-258-7757 (You will not reach me at this number)

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