Contracted out: How Maryland school districts do business

The Wicomico County Public Schools board made 1,044 recorded payments above $25,000 from FY2019 to FY2022 to 436 total distinct vendors. The school board paid these major vendors a total of $328,602,608 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 Wicomico County Public Schools.

Top 10 Vendors

Vendor Name Total Amount
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield $70,912,536
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co $62,484,277
Data Networks of America Inc $12,877,841
US Foods Inc $8,208,156
Washington Gas $5,510,686
Wilfre Company Inc $4,575,264
Delmarva Power $4,410,327
Heinemann $3,755,387
U.S. Bancorp Government Leasing and Finance Inc $3,713,500
Maryland Association of Boards of Education $3,681,169

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Between FY2019 and FY2022, Wicomico County Public Schools paid a combined $70,912,536 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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