The Maryland State Department of Education released data on expulsions, in-school suspensions and out-of-school suspensions for the 2014-2015 school year. The state data does not report how many individual students are suspended but how many suspensions and expulsions there were over the course of the school year. The charts on this page take a look at the suspensions and expulsions in Carroll in the following categories:
Enrollment and discipline by gender and race
There were 1,164 suspensions and expulsions in Carroll County Public Schools in the 2014-2015 school year, a 7 percent decrease compared to the 2013-2014 school year. The two charts below show the number of students enrolled in Carroll schools at the start of the 2014-2015 school year and the number of suspensions and expulsions for that year. Return to top.
Discipline over time
Suspensions and expulsions as a whole have been decreasing in Carroll County each year, but that is not always true for every student category. The chart below shows suspensions and expulsions by race over five school years. The white category is initially hidden, it can be toggled on and off with the controls at the bottom of the chart. Return to top.
Suspensions and Expulsions by category
Each offense that leads to a suspension or expulsion is listed in one of eight major categories by the state. The most common category in Carroll was "Disrespect/Insubordination/Disruption" followed by "Attack/Threats/Fighting." The "Other" category includes offenses like academic dishonesty, theft and "inappropriate use of telecommunications." The next two charts show the types of offenses in Carroll County. Clicking a category will show a breakdown of the offenses by race or gender. Return to top.
Suspensions and expulsions at each Carroll County school
The charts below show suspensions and expulsions in each CCPS high school, middle school and elementary school with a breakdown by gender and race. Schools with no suspensions or expulsions to report were not listed in the data from the state and do not appear here. Return to top.