Economic and racial composition of Maryland public schools

Maryland is an economically and racially diverse state. But that diversity is not always reflected in the composition of its public schools. Twenty-eight percent of Maryland schools are considered racially isolated – more than 90 percent of their students are of the same race. In 23 percent of schools, more than 75 percent of students come from low-income families. Explore the map to discover the racial and economic demographics of public schools in Maryland.

Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data. Data analysis by the Maryland Equity Project, College of Education, University of Maryland.