Baltimore County Public Schools

Team BCPS (Baltimore County Public Schools) spirit bolsters our efforts to increase equitable access to powerful learning opportunities, as envisioned in the BCPS strategic plan, Blueprint 2.0.  We are creating conditions for our students to be successful through digital learning environments and world language acquisition.

BCPS is the 25th largest school system in the U.S., 3rd largest in Maryland with a $1.87 billion budget for the FY 2017. BCPS has 173 schools, programs, and centers with 21,225 employees, including 8,904 classroom teachers.

111,127 students (2015-2016 enrollment)

  • American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4%
  • Asian 6.8%
  • Black/African American 38.9%
  • Hispanic/Latino 8.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 0.1%
  • Two or More Races 4.4%
  • White 41.1%
  • 9% English language learners
  • 8% eligible for free/reduced price meals
  • 5% receiving special education services

According to data released by the Maryland State Department of Education, the four-year adjusted cohort graduation rate for the Baltimore County Public Schools rose to 87.78% for the Class of 2015, marking five consecutive years of gains. The statewide graduation rate for public schools reached 87%.

BCPS graduation rates increased for nearly all student subgroups since the tenure of Superintendent Dr. S. Dallas Dance began in 2012. Black students and those in the two or more races student subgroups achieved the largest gains since then, with increases of 6.7 and 8.5 percentage points respectively.


Goal 1 – ACADEMICS  Every student will experience high academic achievement and continuous growth by participating in a rigorous instructional program designed to raise the academic bar and close achievement gaps so that every student will become a globally competitive citizen in a culturally diverse world.

Goal 2 – SAFETY AND SECURITY  Every school and office will be safe and secure, promote individual well-being and provide positive, respectful, and caring environments for teaching, learning, and working.

Goal 3 – COMMUNICATION  Every stakeholder will experience clear, timely, honest, transparent, and widely available communication about system initiatives and activities that engages them in building a culture of trust through action and establishes BCPS as a world-class school system.

Goal 4 – ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS  BCPS will maximize organizational efficiency and effectiveness by engaging in strategic efforts that employ rigorous, relevant, and reasonable performances standards that provide for all employee’s professional growth and shared accountability for student, school and organizational performance.

Here are a few of the openings BCPS is lookint to fill at the Washington, DC Metro Bilingual & Diversity Job Fair:



Baltimore County Public Schools will be attending: