Our Success

Consortium districts each have a track record of success in supporting all students in the attainment of 21st Century outcomes including success in closing achievement gaps and sustaining improvement in struggling schools.

The table below shows that, during the 2017-18 school year, Consortium members consistently outperformed other districts in both national and state measures of success.


Key Facts:

  • Two Consortium members have been awarded the prestigious Broad Prize for Urban Education – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (2011) and Gwinnett County Public Schools (2010 & 2014).
  • Gwinnett was honored in 2017 as the College Board's AP District of the Year for increasing both participation and performance.
  • Montgomery County public schools is one of only 11 education systemss to ever receive the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award (2010) for performance excellence.
  • Three of the top twenty US News & World Report Best High Schools for 2019 are located in Consortium districts (in Gwinnett, Fairfax and Bellevue). In total, fifteen Consortium high schools are among the top 200 high schools in the nation.
  • Baltimore County Public Schools was recognized as having the fourth highest graduation rate for African-American males among the nation's largest school districts in 2012.