The Maryland State Department of Education is focused on educational excellence, workforce readiness, and
child care delivery. The Department’s webpage provides families with a wide array of information about Maryland's local school systems.
On this webpage you will find links to
Maryland’s 24 local school systems; security clearance information; and publications and materials that are topic specific or that provide a snapshot of Maryland’s education excellence. In addition, you will find information related to
Teacher Certification and transfer; STEM education; the Gifted and Talented program; Minority Achievement; Environmental programs; Autism; Child Care; and Career Technology Education. If you are looking for information specific to a Maryland public school system or school, please visit
which offers assessment and demographic
In Maryland we remain focused on making our education system the best in the country – and we’re succeeding. You can find brochures detailing news about Maryland on this website under publications. I can assure you that MSDE will continue to work with all school systems to ensure our State remains at the top – especially as those affected by military transfers begin to call Maryland their home.
Thank You and Welcome to Maryland!
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