Anne Arundel County Public Schools
With over 80,000 students, the Anne Arundel Count Public School (AACPS) system is the 5th largest in Maryland. The district has over 5,000 teachers supporting a comprehensive curriculum from Pre-K through 12th grade. AACPS primarily consists of 79 elementary schools (Pre-K or K, through grade 5), 19 middle schools (grades 6-8), and 12 high schools (grades 9-12). AACPS maintains two centers of applied technology, 2 charter schools, 3 special education centers, 1 alternative high school, 1 middle school learning center, and 1 center for emotionally impaired students known as the Phoenix Center.