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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

CGES Kindergarten Orientation - May 24th & 25th

Do you have a child coming to CGES for kindergarten next year? If so please make sure to sign up for one of the CGES Kindergarten Orientation days. Please call the CGES Main Office to make an appointment. 301-279-8470. Click on the link above for more information.

4th Grade Spring Choral Concert - April 25th

4th Grade Choral Concert - April 25th at 7pm Richard Montgomery HS. Doors open at 6:45.  Participation forms and more information linked above. 

Spring Book Fair! April 13 - April 20

The PTA is excited to announce that the Spring 2018 Book Fair will be here from April 13 - April 20. Please click on the link above for all the details!

Dawson Market Day - April 22nd

CGES is holding a fundraiser at Dawson Market in Rockville all day on Sunday, April 22.  The PTA will receive 5% of ALL sales from that day.

Information from MCPS Regarding Grading and Reporting

Click on the link above for parent information about MCPS Elementary Grading and Reporting.

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.