UPDATE (5 p.m.)—Baltimore County's also has some of the most crowded classrooms.
According to a Baltimore Sun report, ranks seventh in the county with 25.1 percent of classes with 30 or more students. ranks first with 36.3 percent.
Perry Hall is currently about 4 percent over-capacity with a total enrollment of 2,199 students, according to the school's county profile.
The school faced budget cuts last year and was forced to .
In response to the Sun article on class sizes, Baltimore County Public Schools officials announced on Monday afternoon, "There is no empirical research that links student performance to class size."
Also stated in the release: "Baltimore County high school class averages—reported as ranging between 19 and 25 students this year—compare favorably with state and national average class sizes (about 23 students) even before the nation’s economic downturn."
County and state officials have frequently shared their to serve the Perry Hall and White Marsh areas. The need for the school is noted in the , which was approved by the county in 2011.
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