Contracted out: How Maryland school districts do business

The Kent County Public Schools board made 219 recorded payments above $25,000 from FY2019 to FY2022 to 102 total distinct vendors. The school board paid these major vendors a total of $43,985,471 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 Kent County Public Schools.

Top 10 Vendors

Vendor Name Total Amount
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield $15,335,068
Labor First Llc $2,798,575
Delmarva Veteran Builders Llc $2,452,632
Willow Construction $1,784,297
Sysco Food Services $1,447,469
Maryland Association of Boards of Education $1,117,328
Raintree Services Inc $1,080,520
Variable Annuity Life Ins $1,026,618
Bank of America $889,328
CDW Government Inc $854,025

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Between FY2019 and FY2022, Kent County Public Schools paid a combined $15,335,068 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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