Figuratively Speaking: The Cost of School Sports
A look at athletic budgets and spending at Montgomery County high schools, by the numbers
About 22,500 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students at 25 high schools compete in 20 different sports each year. Most of the expenses, including coaches’ salaries and equipment, are covered by MCPS. Here’s a look at the athletics budget and spending in county high schools, by the numbers.