College Gardens Mural

Welcome to College Gardens Elementary School

IB Logo newVision: As a Primary Years Programme school, we will provide an engaging and open-minded learning community where all members collaborate respectfully to challenge and motivate one another within a safe and nurturing environment.

Mission Statement: We develop and support a successful and inclusive environment where all students actively participate in and assume ownership of their learning. As a unified staff and community, we create a rigorous instructional program, which promotes globally minded, creative, confident, and reflective lifelong learners.

About Us


News and Announcements

Sneak a Peak at Your Seat & PTA Social - September 1st

Come by for a quick visit to see your classroom and meet your new teacher from 2:30-3:30. Families new to College Gardens (excluding kindergarteners) will have an orientation at 2pm in the Media Center. And don't forget to spend some time visiting old friends and making new ones at the PTA Social 3-5pm!

MCPS School Lunch & Breakfast Information

Click on the link above for information regarding MCPS Food Services, including SNAP information.

From the CGES PTA

Click on the link above for information about the College Gardens PTA and membership form.

2017-2018 Bus Routes and Kiss & Ride Instructions

Click on the link above to view the College Gardens ES Bus Routes and Kiss 'n Ride Directions for the new school year.

2017-2018 School Supply List

Get ready for the 2017-2018 School Year with the CGES School Supply List.

5th Grade Service Project a Big Success!

A big shout out to the College Gardens 5th Graders for all their hard work and dedication to making a difference through their 5th Grade Service Project. See the link above to learn all about their work to help our soldiers overseas though Operation Gratitude.

Summer Math and Reading

This time of year the question that parents most often ask is, “What can I do to help my child continue learning over summer vacation?”  In response, the staff at College Gardens has designed an incentive plan to help motivate your child to read and do math activities regularly. Click on the link above to get more information. 

Volunteering at College Gardens - MCPS Mandatory Training

We hope you will be able to volunteer sometime this year whether it is helping in the classroom, participating in a classroom party or chaperoning a field trip. If you do MCPS has new guidelines regarding volunteering including a MANDATORY ONLINE TRAINING. This training must be completed before you may volunteer in anyway at the school. You may do the training online at home or at CGES in the Main Office. Click on the link above for more information.