MCPS is Montgomery County (MD) Public Schools, the 15th largest school system in the United States. We are the largest school system in Maryland with 204 schools and over 156,000 students in grades PreK to 12. Our students come from 157 different countries around the world and speak 136 languages in addition to English. Our 22,716 teachers, administrators and support staff are recognized as the best in education. MCPS is the recipient of the 2010 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.