Contracted out: How Maryland school districts do business

The Anne Arundel County Public Schools board made 2,251 recorded payments above $25,000 from FY2019 to FY2022 to 894 total distinct vendors. The school board paid these major vendors a total of $3,331,788,140 over that period.

This data does not contain payments to most local, state and federal government agencies such as the Internal Revenue Service or Maryland Board of Education, which are often the top vendor, because of inconsistencies among counties in interpreting the reporting law.

Explore the top 10 recipients of that money below, or browse our database for records from Anne Arundel County Public Schools.

Top 10 Vendors

Vendor Name Total Amount
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield $832,871,255
Electronic Funds Transf Program $694,111,606
Valic Retirement Services Co $104,574,173
Monarch Academy Public Charter School $52,760,296
U.S. Bank National Association $48,304,864
Phillips Way Inc $44,435,249
Urban N Zink Contractor Inc $42,971,723
HP Electronics Inc $41,040,617
CDW Government Inc $38,644,006
Smith Bus Service Inc $35,315,078

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Between FY2019 and FY2022, Anne Arundel County Public Schools paid a combined $832,871,255 to the vendor CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, which is the school board's top recipient across all payments.

Hover over the bars on the chart below to see the top vendors over the observed years, or hover over the line graph to see the total spending from this school district by year.

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