Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association

Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association
Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association
Abbreviation MPSSAA
Formation 1946
Type Volunteer; NPO
Legal status Association
Purpose/focus Athletic/Educational
Headquarters 200 West Baltimore S t.
Baltimore, MD 21201
Region served Maryland
Membership 188 high schools
Official languages English
Executive Director Edward F. Sparks
Affiliations National Federation of State High School Associations
Staff 5
Remarks Fax: (410) 333-3111

Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Associationor (MPSSAA), is the association that oversees public high school sporting contests in the state of Maryland.[1] Organized in 1946, MPSSAA is made up of public high schools from each of Maryland's 23 counties and Baltimore City. The purpose of the MPSSAA is to organize, promote and direct public high school interscholastic sports in order to assure that those activities contribute toward the entire educational program of the state of Maryland. The MPSSAA includes 191 public high schools, with more than 110,000 student-athletes participating in 24 sports.



The state of Maryland is divided into nine districts.

  • District 1 – Allegany, Carroll, Frederick, Garrett, and Washington Counties
  • District 2 – Montgomery County
  • District 3 – Prince George's County
  • District 4 – Charles, Calvert, and St. Mary's Counties
  • District 5 – Anne Arundel and Howard Counties
  • District 6 – Baltimore County
  • District 7 – Cecil and Harford Counties
  • District 8 – Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties.
  • District 9 – Baltimore City

Member High Schools

Allegany County

Anne Arundel County

Baltimore City

Member schools City and Poly clash at M&T Bank Stadium, November, 2007

Baltimore County

Calvert County

Caroline County

Carroll County

Cecil County

Charles County

Dorchester County

  • Cambridge-South Dorchester High School, Cambridge
  • North Dorchester High School, Hurlock

Frederick County

Garrett County

  • Northern Garrett High School, Accident Ravens
  • Southern Garrett High School, Oakland

Harford County

Howard County

River Hill's girls compete for state championship in 2009

Kent County

  • Kent County High School, Worton

Montgomery County

Prince George's County

Queen Anne's County

St. Mary's County

Somerset County

Talbot County

Washington County

Wicomico County

Worcester County


  1. ^ "Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association". Maryland Public Secondary Schools Association. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 

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