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City Schools uses different tools to measure the success of our schools and programs. Results of the below assessments and surveys help us improve instruction, meet the needs of our students, and support their path to high school graduation and success in college or career.

The most recent data are provided below; for older data, please
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District Overview 

For an overview of the district, visit our At a Glance page.  

School-level Data

For every school in the district, a data profile linked on each school profile page provides school characteristics, academic performance data and information about school culture and climate. For more information, read our Quick Reference Guide

State-provided Data

More information about the district and schools can be found on the Maryland State Department of Education’s website, including downloadable current and historical data by school year.  

Enrollment and Demographics

2022-23 School Year

Official enrollment for each school year is determined by the count of students enrolled on September 30 and is confirmed by Maryland State Department of Education in November of the current school year.

In the 2022-23 school year, the total official enrollment (PreK-12) was 75,995 students. This is a decrease of 1,812 students (2.3%) from the previous school year - 77,807 students

Student Assessments

Depending on grade level, students take different state tests and some participate in national assessments. Due to the global pandemic, some assessments and surveys were postponed for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 school years. Data sets are provided for the most recent 2 years where available.

Maryland School Report Cards

In 2023, the Maryland State Department of Education published new report cards for every school in the state. The report cards were developed in accordance with requirements under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and included a star rating for each school.

2023 Maryland School Report Card

January 2024 Board Commissioners Maryland Report Card Update

Actualización del boletín de calificaciones de Maryland de los comisionados de la junta de enero de 2024

NOTE: Due to the COVID pandemic, the state did not publish a 2019-2020 or 2020-2021 Maryland School Report Card.

Reports of Interest

City Schools will share older reports about various topics here. This list is not exhaustive and may change infrequently.