Howard County Public School System

Ellicott City, Maryland

  • 76th

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 02/09/2018**
  • $48k

    starting salary

    updated 03/19/2018
  • $103k

    max salary

    updated 03/19/2018
  • 3

    years to tenure

    updated 07/05/2017
  • 181

    days in student
    school year

    updated 10/04/2017
  • 193

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 10/04/2017
  • 54,870

    students

    updated 02/09/2018**
  • 4,122

    teachers

    updated 02/09/2018**
  • 21%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 02/09/2018**

Labor context

updated 12/15/2016
  • District is operating under a current contract.
  • State requires collective bargaining by school districts if a majority of teachers vote for union representation.
  • Teachers are NEA union members.

Student Demographics

updated 02/09/2018**

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2015-2016 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.

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