Welcome to Arcola Elementary School

 10 years

 Arcola ES Slideshow  

OUR MISSION as a caring and collaborative community is to provide a rigorous academic instructional program through respect, communication, and high expectations to maximize achievement for all our students.  


Gator Club Registration




Calling All Future Arcola Gators! 

Do you have a child that will be 5 years old by September 1st, 2018? Please call the school at 


 to make an appointment to register your future Arcola Gator! 

 Usted tiene un niño o niña que cumplirá los cinco años antes del  1 de septiembre del 2018?  
Por favor llame a la escuela al 301-287-8585 para hacer su cit para registrar su hijo e hija.  

1820 Franwall Ave. Silver Spring, MD 20902  



Title I Summer Program Volunteers

Are you interested in volunteering at Arcola during one of our summer programs? Please click on the links below for more information:

Title I Summer Program Volunteers: What You Need To Know!

Apply for Title I Summer Program Volunteers for MCPS at Arcola Elementary School


Click below to read more about the innovative school year calendar coming to Arcola in July of 2019! 



New Lost & Found in the Main Lobby!

Check out the new clothes rack brought to you by the Arcola PTA which will house all the lost articles of clothing found throughout the school building. Whenever you are in the building stop by and take a look to see if your student may have left something behind. 

Lost and Found

 McTeacher Night Logo


Arcola Teacher, Friends and Families enjoyed dinner at McDonald's and raised money for our Parent Teacher Association. Our McTeacher Night raised almost $640 for our school! Thank you to all who participated! Check out this awesome picture below:

McTeacher Night 2018



State Art Association Honors Arcola Teacher with Top Award

La Asociación de Arte del Estado rinde homenaje a una maestra de Arcola con el máximo reconocimiento 

 The Maryland Art Education Association (MAEA) has named Mary Beth Northen as its Elementary School Art Teacher of the Year. Northen, art teacher at Arcola Elementary School, was given the honor for her contributions at the state and county level. She was recognized at the MAEA Awards Ceremony on Nov. 18 at a ceremony in Baltimore. La Asociación de Educación Artística de Maryland (MAEA, por sus siglas en inglés) ha nombrado a Mary Beth Northen como la Maestra de Arte de la Escuela Primaria del Año. Northen, profesora de arte en la Escuela Primaria Arcola, recibió el honor por sus contribuciones a nivel estatal y de condado. Fue reconocida en la Ceremonia de Premiación MAEA el 18 de noviembre en una ceremonia en Baltimore.

 Arcola Art Teacher of the Year

Back to School Information


 2017-18 Letter from the Principal

 2017 Carta del Director

Bus Routes (Información sobre los buses)

 2017-18 Arrival Routes

 2017-18 Departure Routes

 2017-18 Transportation Letter

 2017-18 Carta del Departamento de Transportación

Supply List (Lista de útiles escolares)

 2017-18 List

Lunch Menu

 2017-18 Cafetria News

 2017-2018 Noticias de la Cafeteria


 A New Requirement for All Chaperones and Volunteers

 Are you interested in accompanying us on field trips or volunteering at Arcola?  Please watch this video and then print, email, or take a picture of the certificate at the end!  Click here!   

Un nuevo requisito para todos los acompañantes y voluntaries

¿Le interesa acompañarnos en excursiones o ser voluntario en Arcola?  Por favor, miren este vídeo e impríman, mánden por correo electrónico o tomen una foto del diploma al final.  ¡Hagan clic aquí!


Pay for School Activities

We are excited to now be able to offer an alternative to paying for field trips, yearbooks, and other school activities!

 Click here to create a profile and pay for school activities and yearbook online using VISA/MASTERCARD & Debit Cards!

2016 Individual School Progress Report

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has posted the results of the 2016 Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), Maryland School Assessment, and High School Assessments on the Maryland Report Card (www.mdreportcard.org) website. Click here to view Arcola Elementary's 2016 School Progress Report located under "Reports" tab.



Informe de Progreso de Escuelas Individuales 2016 

 El Departamento de Educación del Estado de Maryland (MSDE) ha publicado los resultados de la Evaluación de Preparación para la Universidad y las Profesiones(PARCC) de 2016, la Evaluación de Escuelas de Maryland y las Evaluaciones de Escuelas Secundarias en el sitio web de Maryland Report Card (www.mdreportcard.org) . Haga clic aquí para ver el informe de progreso de la escuela 2016 de Arcola Elementary ubicado en la pestaña "Informes".


 Strathmore Student Concerts