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

2018-2019 School Supplies List

Please click on the link above to access the School Supplies List for the new school year.

2018-2019 CGES Bus Routes

Please click on the link above to find out about the bus routes to and from CGES for the coming school year.

Summer Reading and Math

 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.  Our theme this summer is “Explore the World.”  Please click on the link above for more information. 

Summer at MCPL!

The Montgomery County Public Libraries offer a summer reading incentive program and many other activities for children throughout the summer. Please click above for more information or go to the MCPL website

Read Digitally All Summer Long!

There are several ways your student can access free online books throughout the summer. Capstone Publishing is providing free access to thousands of interactive ebooks that can be read on most digital devices. Your students can also continue to access books digitally from MCPS throughout the summer. MCPL offers a wide variety of digital resources. All that is needed is a library card. For more information please click on the link above.

MCPS Water Testing in All Schools

Water testing has been completed at College Gardens ES.  The test results from the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Environmental Services Unit indicates that all water outlets tested had lead in water levels below the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommended action level of 20 parts per billion (ppb). Please click on the link above for more information.

2017 Individual School Progress Report

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has posted the results of the 2017 Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), and the High School Assessments on the Maryland Report Card ( website. For more information please click on the link above. 

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 any way 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.