Baltimore County Public Schools Reviews

Updated May 11, 2021

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Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent  Dr. Darryl Williams (no image)
Dr. Darryl Williams
25 Ratings
Pros
  • "stability and great benefits and work schedule(in 14 reviews)

  • "Good benefits options with low out of pocket(in 13 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "There are three major downsides to working at BCPS(in 5 reviews)

  • "Other surrounding counties get paid more(in 5 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Loved my job

      Feb 25, 2021 - Special Education Paraprofessional 
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      Pros

      Build relationships with students, help students succeed, help students see strengths, develop forever relationships with staff, great benefits

      Cons

      Need to hire more support staff

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Worth it if you’re at a good school

      May 7, 2021 - High School Math Teacher in Baltimore, MD
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      Pros

      Summers, holidays, weekends off. I love what I do.

      Cons

      Students can turn in work late without penalty and cheating is no longer a zero. Teachers have to do more work to create additional assignments when kids cheat. It’s also harder to fail a student than it is for them to pass. Discipline is also a huge issue depending on what school you are at

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Teaching

      May 9, 2021 - Teacher, Elementary School in Baltimore, MD
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      Pros

      Great Co-workers and hours. Works with my children's schedule.

      Cons

      Lots of extra work because of a small number of substitutes.

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      It was a good experience

      May 11, 2021 - Substitute Teacher 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The employment process was easy Plenty of schools and times to substitute a teacher.

      Cons

      No cons to think of.

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee

      It's enough

      May 11, 2021 - Assistant Building Operations Supervisor in Baltimore, MD
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      Pros

      Benefits. Paid time off. Pay.

      Cons

      They showed their truth during the pandemic. they froze all of operations pay raises. They never gave us instructions for how to deal with the pandemic. They got hacked and are now literally winging it with people's money and time.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Solid Pay and Structure of School System

      May 3, 2021 - Teacher in Owings Mills, MD
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      Pros

      Curriculum is well designed. Administration is supportive.

      Cons

      Students lack of attendance and motivation is a big problem.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      BCPS

      Apr 28, 2021 - School Social Worker in Baltimore, MD
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      Pros

      Great team environment in school setting.

      Cons

      Central office disorganized and difficult to reach.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Apr 28, 2021 - Special Education Teacher in Baltimore, MD
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      Pros

      Variety of opportunities to explore.

      Cons

      No bonuses for excellent work ethic.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Baltimore County Football Coaching

      Apr 15, 2021 - Football Coach in Los Angeles, CA
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      Pros

      Competitive landscape, opportunity to influence kids that need guidance, above average area talent.

      Cons

      Lack of recruiting, some bylaws create coaching restrictions.

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Mar 17, 2021 - Teacher in Baltimore, MD
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      Pros

      students are kind summers off great teaching staff

      Cons

      could be placed in 2 schools

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