Welcome to Diamond ES
Address: 4 Marquis Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Principal: Mr. Daniel Walder | Assistant Principal: Ms. Heather Jones
School Hours: 9:25 a.m. - 3:50 p.m.
Let's read a book together
Just you and me
It's Read Across America Week
At Diamond Elementary!
Read Across America Week flyer
MCPS has an agreement with Schaeffer’s Piano Company to provide MCPS with new grand and upright pianos to be used in schools. This agreement also provides MCPS families and staff an opportunity to purchase these and other pianos for considerably-reduced prices at an annual piano sales event. For more information,
The DES main telephone number has changed. The new phone number for the main office is 240-740-2120. The Attendance phone number will be 240-740-2121.
DES Drop-Off and Pick-Up Procedures
The following are the drop-off and pick-up procedures for the 2016-17 school year.
The following is a list of bus routes for the 2016-17 school year.
The following link will take you to the Parent Consent Release form. This will allow you the opportunity to tell us if you wish to have the use of your child's name, likeness, or work on our website or
We highly recommend, but do not require, that students bring the following individual organizational tools and personal supplies to school on the first day of class. Grade levels have also included requests for donations. These items are not required, but would be greatly appreciated. This list has been revised under newly adopted guidelines regarding MCPS Course Related Fees.
We are planning the placement of students in classes for the next school year. Your child’s current teacher will advocate all she/he knows about your child’s individual needs and capabilities for the placement decision, as we complete a thorough articulation process for each and every student. Parental input i