Office of Shared Accountability Reports

Study of School Principals in Montgomery County Public Schools: Exploration of Factors Associated with Turnover and Attrition


The goal of this study is to: (1) provide an overview of the characteristics of 2018–2019 MCPS school principals at each school level (elementary, middle, and high school); (2) examine the factors associated with principals leaving their positions; 3) explore the turnover of school principals in the last nine years in MCPS and its relationship with specified school factors; and (4) investigate if there is a relationship among specific school factors and principal tenure (new or veteran).

File Name: Final Principal Study -Graph corrected 1_23_20 (002).pdf (2.4MB PDF)