Principal: Catherine Allie | Principal Intern: Gregg Baron|Office Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm


Welcome to Our School

Potomac Elementary School has a tradition of 91 years of excellence in education. Our Chinese Immersion Program has received national media attention. We are also an  arts integration  school where teachers develop expertise in integrating the arts with other instruction, such as social studies or science, and it is designed to help all students learn with more motivation and ease.  Potomac Elementary School also was designated as a  Maryland Green School and a National Geographic Eco School in 2014.  


Construction Updates

Click here for our New Construction Information. 

To see a rendering of the new school, click  here.


2018-2019 School Year Information 

2018-2019 Immersion Lottery: The process for entering the Chinese Immersion Program lottery runs February 1-May 4 and Potomac Elementary School is a "local school" first program.  What this means is that if you live in the Potomac Elementary School boundary, you have priority in the lottery process.  Prior to applying for the program, you must register your child in school and receive an MCPS ID#.  Click here  for more information and for an interest form. 


Incoming Kindergarteners or New Students:  We are now accepting information for the upcoming 2018-2019 kindergarten program. If you have a child that will be 5 by September 1, 2018, please contact the office and we will add you to our list to receive important registration materials. If you know of someone in the neighborhood who has a child that will be 5 by September 1, 2018, please encourage them to also call us at 301-469-1042 or to stop by the school office. Don't hesitate-early registration is important! SAVE THE DATES : Our Kindergarten Orientation is scheduled for May 3 and 4. 


   Art for the Sky



Art for the sky mustang


To view the Art for the Sky video, click here

Order your Art for the Sky Print here.

School Information

Updated PM Bus Schedule 10.3.17
NEW! MCPS Parent Privacy Act information and Form  
MCPS Annual Pest Management Information  

Standard Operating Procedures    

Report Card News 2017-2018   

Students Rights and Responsibilities, 2017-2018  

Student Code of Conduct, 2017-2018




Upcoming Events

Fri, February 23
PTA Board Meeting

Fri, March 2
Early release day for all students

Wed, March 7
Grade 1 Performances

Fri, March 9
PTA Board Meeting

Wed, March 14
PTA Meeting


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