Francis Scott Key MS

An International Baccalaureate
World School


Middle Years Programme (MYP)

Middle Years Programmer (MYP)The Middle Years Programme is one of three programmes offered by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).

MYP is a flexible instructional framework that encourages students to become critical thinkers, life-long learners, and responsible global citizens. We offer the IB Middle Years Programme to all students in Grades 6-8.

About MYP /  MYP Handbook 

Important Announcements

  • Pledge of Allegiance  
  • Sustained Silent Reading (SSR) occurs every morning in period 1 from 7:55-8:10 a.m.

News and Announcements

Maryland immunization Requirements

The Maryland mandatory immunization requirements will change next year when your student enters Grade Seven.  See flyer for more information.

2016 Francis Scott Key MS 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 website ( ). Click to view Francis Scott Key

2017 Summer Packets

Francis Scott Key Middle School  expects all students to read during the summer because we are committed to the continued academic success of our students.   Click on link for Summer Reading Packet     2017 Summer Reading Packet

2017 New Student Orientation

  Attached you will find information about our New Student Summer Orientation Days

2017 Jump Summer Start Program

The 2017 Jump Start Program will provide Reading or Mathematics instruction for students who have not been successful with MCPS English/Reading or Mathematics curriculum and are at risk of not meeting the proficiency level for all state and countywide testing.  Classes will begin July 10-28, 2017.


Earn cash for Francis Scott Key MS by participating in BOXTOPS for Education.  BOXTOPS should be turned in to period 1 teachers. Thank you for your support

Radon Testing Results

MCPS has completed the Randon Testing for Francis Scott Key MS.  Click on letter for results  Radon Testing Final Results Letter

Safe and Welcoming Learning Environment

Please read Dr. Stanislaus letter on Safe and Welcoming Learning Environment.  This letter was sent home with all students on November 17, 2016.   Click here for letter   Safety Letter