Back-to-School Fair Success

County Officials Gather to Discuss Back-to-School Safety

The Montgomery County Police Department and Montgomery County Public Schools held a joint event on Aug. 28 to discuss back-to-school safety. The school year begins on Monday, Aug. 31 and more than 156,000 students will be walking, riding or taking the bus to school. Police Chief Manger, Board of Education President Patricia O’Neill and Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers are asking for the community’s help in keeping students safe as they travel to and from school.

Back-to-School Safety


Immunization Requirements for the 2015-2016 School Year

All MCPS seventh grade students must receive vaccination against Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) and Meningococcal meningitis (MCV4) before the start of the 2015-2016 school year. Students not in compliance with Maryland vaccination requirements may be excluded from attending school until they provide documentation of the required Tdap and MCV immunizations. The requirements are in place throughout the State of Maryland.


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International Student Admissions

Information for international students and their families as they enroll in MCPS

Guidelines for Respecting Religious Diversity

These guidelines were created to be a quick, easy-to-read reference regarding Board of Education policies and MCPS regulations–Learn more.