Contracted out: How Maryland school districts do business

The Somerset County Public Schools board made 414 recorded payments above $25,000 from FY2019 to FY2022 to 166 total distinct vendors. The school board paid these major vendors a total of $76,683,666 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 Somerset County Public Schools.

Top 10 Vendors

Vendor Name Total Amount
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield $23,276,748
Esmec Mlgip Somerset $4,572,706
Labor First Llc $2,824,515
Dell Computer Corporation $2,488,472
Oak Contracting Llc $2,276,308
Daly Computers Inc $2,180,151
Lankford/sysco Foods S $1,902,709
PNC Bank $1,614,262
Diversified Educational Systems (Des) $1,474,669
Delmarva Power $1,359,335

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Between FY2019 and FY2022, Somerset County Public Schools paid a combined $23,276,748 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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