Register for New Parent Academy Workshops

The MCPS Parent Academy is back with an exciting lineup of free workshops for parents. The Fall 2015 season will cover a variety of topics, including choosing the right college, cybersafety and social media, teen substance abuse, special education and religious diversity. Childcare and interpretation services are available for all classes.

Parent Academy

Welcome Back Students!

More than 156,000 students headed back to school Monday, August 31, representing an enrollment increase of more than 2,600 students over last year. To help manage this growth, MCPS opened more than 90,000 square feet of new space. This includes addition projects at Bethesda, North Chevy Chase, Rosemary Hills, and Arcola elementary schools and Clarksburg High School.

First Day in MCPS

The video captures the exciting sights and sounds of the first day of school in MCPS

Back-to-School Fair Success

MCPS Launches New, User-Friendly Calendar Tool

MCPS has launched a new, user-friendly online calendar tool for families and staff. The tool is customizable and users can “build their own calendar” based on select categories and what interests them most. The calendar can be displayed by month or up to 12 months at a time.



Featured Videos

News in 90 - This Week’s News in English and Spanish

Enrichment Program Keeps Students Engaged Over the Summer

MCPS Back to School Fair

Education Matters: Meet the SMOBs

Instructional Leaders Focus on Literacy at Summer Training

Rock Terrace School Supporting Student Success

Allied Externships Program

Behind the Scenes in MCPS

The Strategic Planning Framework


Staff throughout MCPS have been getting ready for the first day of school. Take a look.

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.