Nearly all NE Baltimore County elementary schools over capacity

Posted at 9:53 PM, Feb 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-21 22:11:20-05

Enrollment at nearly all of the elementary schools in the northeast area of Baltimore County is at or above the state-rated capacity. 

Out of the area's 21 elementary schools, 20 exceed capacity, according to an annual report released by Baltimore County Public Schools. 

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Systemwide, elementary schools are 105.35 percent over capacity, but in the northeast area, schools are 116.02 percent over capacity. 

Four of the area's elementary schools are above 130 percent over capacity: Fullerton Elementary, Harford Hills Elementary, Perry Hall Elementary and Shady Springs Elementary. 

In addition, two middle schools, Parkville Middle and Perry Hall Middle, are over capacity. 

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Baltimore County councilman David Marks plans to hold a press conference at 3 p.m. Wednesday in front of Perry Hall Middle School to discuss the school system's overcrowding issues and enrollment numbers. 

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