Board approves tuition rate increase for 2021-2022 school year

Board approves tuition rate increase for 2021-2022 school year

The Board of Education on June 8 approved tuition rates for the 2021-2022 school year that include a slight increase for students enrolling outside of Charles County, and for non-Maryland residents. For students residing in Maryland but who live outside of Charles County, the cost for the coming school year is $8,980. This is a 1 percent increase from the rate established for the current school year.

Students enrolling in Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) for the 2021-2022 school year who live outside of Maryland will be charged a yearly rate of $13,450. This is a 1 percent increase from the current rate. Additional fees apply for students who receive special support services under IDEA or Section 504.

 CCPS reviews tuition rates annually. The CCPS department of student services determines all school transfer requests that include out-of-county and out-of-state placements. These requests must meet specific criteria. Schools must also have adequate space, including in a requested grade and instructional programs.

CCPS does not provide transportation to any enrolled child who does not live in Charles County. Parents must complete the application posted on the school system website at

About CCPS

Charles County Public Schools provides 27,000 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 37 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.

The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Kathy Kiessling, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Nikial Majors, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 coordinator (employees/ adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event.  CCPS provides nondiscriminatory equal access to school facilities in accordance with its Use of Facilities rules to designated youth groups (including, but not limited to, the Boy Scouts).

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