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Educational System

Anne Arundel County is known for providing excellent educational services to its citizens through support of the Public School System, Community College and Libraries.

More information about these organizations and links to their websites are listed below. 

Anne Arundel Public Schools

The Anne Arundel County Public School system is an award winning organization employing more than 5,766 teachers.  The County's schools are widely recognized as some of the best in the state and the nation.  

AACPS Facts: 

  • 18 National Blue Ribbon Schools 
  • 21 Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools  
  • Nationally-recognized Outdoor Education Program 
  • Award-winning Centers of Applied Technology 
  • 128 schools serving more than 85,000 students

AACPS website

Anne Arundel Community College

Anne Arundel Community College has built a tradition of more than 50 years of bringing innovation and excellence to the community.  AACC offers credit classes, professional and workforce training, as well as personal enrichment classes.  The college welcomes all ages with students aged 2 to 99. 

AACC Facts: 

  • Offers 225 Programs of Study and over 3500 courses
  • Serves 50,000 credit and non-credit students each year
  • More than a third of credit students identify themselves as members of minority ethnicity.

AACC website

Anne Arundel Public Library 

The Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) opens the door to discovery and diversion for all County residents regardless of age, education, race, income level or interest. Its collection of nearly one million items, including books in a variety of formats, periodicals, DVDs and CDs, is supplemented by a host of web-based Premium Resources, programs, services and helpful staff.

Information about AACPL: 

  • Operates 16 library locations 
  • The collection includes nearly 1 million books, periodicals, and other media formats. 
  • Offers a plethora of programs and services for children, adults, and job seekers
  • Employs more than 300 individuals

AACPL website