Community Partnerships & Engagement Data Dashboards

MCPS thanks its public and private partners and volunteers who support staff, students and their families.

All partners and volunteers play essential roles in the development of our students.

Parent Academy Workshops

Parent Academy provides free workshops to help parents and guardians learn about school system programs, community resources that link to student learning and well-being, tips to enhance at-home learning, and partnering with the school.

  • Workshops are conducted in various locations throughout the county.
  • Interpretation and child care services is provided.
  • Some workshops are conducted in various languages.
  • Workshop presenters volunteer their time, expertise, and effort; and include MCPS staff and partners from government agencies and community organizations.

Parent Academy is coordinated by staff in the Division of Student, Family, and School Services in the Office of Student and Family Support and Engagement. For more information visit or call 240-314-4860.

92 Number of Parent Academy workshops conducted in the 2016-2017 school year

1,372 Number of parents and guardians who participated in a Parent Academy workshop in the 2016-2017 school year

26 Number of Parent Academy workshops conducted in world languages

88 Parents/guardians utilized interpretation services

362 Children participated in child care

Type Number
Total number of workshops 92
Fall 35
Winter 32
Spring 25
Total number of parents/guardians who attended 1,372
Fall 442
Winter 380
Spring 550
Total number of parents/guardians who registered 2027
Percentage of registered parents/guardians who attended 67%
Average attendance 29
Number of parents/guardians who used interpretation services 88
Number of workshops conducted in other languages 26
Number of children served in childcare 362
Number of parents/guardians who completed an evaluation 961

Parent Academy Workshops

The data represent Parent Academy workshops conducted during school year 2016-2017.

Parent Academy Workshop Types

The data represent Parent Academy workshop types organized during school year 2016-2017.

Parent Academy Attendees

The data represent Parent Academy attendees who participated in Parent Academy Workshops during school year 2016-2017.

Parent/Guardian Feedback for Optional Section by Demographic Breakdown

We are interested in knowing the diversity of the parents and guardians participating in Parent Workshops. The charts below identify race and ethnicity of the 67 percent of parents/guardians who completed the optional section on the workshop evaluation form.

Parent Feedback

Seventy percent of participants completed a workshop evaluation form. The feedback and suggestions are used to determine workshop topics and other program improvement.

Central Office Managed Partnerships

  • Many partners support more than one program.
  • Programs help students stay engaged in school and recognize their full potential.
  • Programs provide:
    • greater access to opportunities
    • additional academic support
    • mentorships and internships
    • strategies to remove cultural and linguistic barriers
    • support for being college and/or career ready

Learn More about Central Office Managed Partnerships

165 partners

250 programs

Central Office Managed Partnerships

Central Office Managed Partnerships

The data represent the many different types of organizations that partner with the school system.


Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is committed to enhancing the relationship between the school system and our community by providing opportunities for parents/guardians and community members to serve as volunteers.

  • MCPS supports volunteer efforts at both the local school and district level.
  • Volunteers have served in a variety of roles including but not limited to providing in-classroom help, chaperoning field trips, providing additional support in school offices, and helping with extracurricular activities.
  • If you are interesting in learning more about volunteer opportunities in MCPS, please check with your local school.

Volunteer hours by school Level

205,999 TOTAL (120 Schools)

149,988 Elementary Schools (86)

28,907 Middle Schools (21)

26,058 High Schools (11)

1,046 Special Schools (2)


Parents Completing Child Abuse and Neglect Training

The data represent the number of parents, guardians, and volunteers who completed Child Abuse and Neglect training in 2016-2017.

Number of Volunteer Hours during 2016-2017 school year