Second PARCC Night Set for Feb. 2

MCPS, in partnership with the MCCPTA and the NAACP Parents’ Council, will host an information session for parents on the new PARCC assessments on Feb. 2. Parents will learn about PARCC and how MCPS is preparing students for success on these new assessments. The event will be held from 6:30-9 p.m. at Montgomery Blair High School. Information sessions will be held in 7 languages (English, Spanish, French, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Amharic).


MCPS Teachers Earn National Certification

Fifty MCPS teachers were recognized on Jan. 29 for earning certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. MCPS now has 709 National Board Certified Teachers, the ninth most in the nation. Montgomery County surpasses all other districts in Maryland and ranks ninth among school districts in the nation in the number of new National Board Certified educators.

NBCT Ceremony

MCPS Graduation Rate on the Rise

The four-year graduation rate for the MCPS Class of 2014 was 89.7 percent, according to data recently released by the Maryland State Department of Education. MCPS’ graduation rate rose for a third consecutive year and the achievement gap narrowed in all areas. The district’s graduation rate is 3.3 percentage points higher than the graduation rate for the state of Maryland (86.4 percent).

MCPS Grad Rate

BOE Awards

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Learn more about the new state assessments being given this year in English and math.