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History[ edit ] Untilprivate schools existed in Montgomery County for those who could afford an education.
Montgomery County Public Schools was established in for white children. The school system got off to a shaky start—the Civil War caused local schools to be disabled, vandalized and closed. Depredations by both Union and Confederate armies caused schools to close in and they didn't reopen until The high school is the oldest in the county.
The first class of 12 seniors graduated in The school system saw even more growth in after the U. Congress passed a "non-resident" law that excluded Montgomery County school children from enrolling in Washington, D. Broome, who was superintendent —, combined one-room schoolhouses into multi-room operations at the beginning of his tenure, reducing the number of schools from to 66 by At that point, school enrollment was over 22, When Broome took the job, there were five high schools, all upcounty.
He built two secondary schools for Silver Spring and two for Bethesda, and also pushed high schools to add the 12th grade. Enrollment continued to decline through the mids. However, with more than 96, students and 13, staff members in schools inthe school system was still one of the 20 largest in the nation.
Vance became the county's first black superintendent inwhen there werestudents and schools.
When he left inMCPS hadstudents in schools. Over the next 10 years, enrollment grew to more thanA woman was appointed to the board in Dawson Trumble served a five-year term that led to a steady succession of female members.
At that time, students from Carver were rezoned to the previously all-white schools around the county. David Naimon, the first student member of the board, served during the school year.
The student member of the board cannot vote on negative personnel actions. The amendment was in response to requests by an interfaith organization called Equality for Eid which asked that the listing for the Muslim holiday Eid Al-Adha be listed alongside Yom Kippur, which occurred on the same day.
The Smondrowski amendment received both national  and international  attention.
The district saw a record enrollment of more thanstudents at the start of the school year. Inmore than 7, MCPS graduates The percentage of students receiving a college-ready score of 3 or higher on at least one exam rose to Academics[ edit ] MCPS is committed to teaching and learning.
During the school year, the district launched data dashboards to focus on learning, accountability and results. Readiness data helps the district to monitor students' progress and plan accordingly.
Wheaton High School, which focuses on project-based learning, had the second-most students with the achievement, behind Adlai E.
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