Principal: Ms. Jennifer Lowndes

Assistant Principal: Ms. Carrie Conley

School Hours: 9:30 am to 3:45 pm

Temporary location:
This school is temporarily located at:
7000 Radnor Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
Phone: 301-650-6410
Fax: 301-650-6477


At Rock Creek Forest Elementary School we provide all students with the knowledge, skills, and habits that will empower them to become leaders of our society.  


We strive to fulfill our vision by:

  • providing a rigorous instructional program for all children,
  • developing relevant skills for students to compete in a global society, and
  • establishing healthy relationships to foster a positive environment for students, staff, and parents in our community.


Thursday, October 30
Halloween Parade and Parties

Friday, October 31
Professional day for teachers (no school for students)

Monday, November 03
Walk for the Homeless

Tuesday, November 04
Holiday - Gubernatorial Election Day

Monday, November 10
Early release days, K-8 (parent conferences)
Early release days, K-8 (parent conferences)
Early release day

Tuesday, November 11
Early release days, K-8 (parent conferences)
Early release day, K-8

Wednesday, November 12
Coffee for Spanish speaking families


  • RCF 3rd Annual Read-a-Thon

    October 13th - 26th. We hope the Read‐a‐Thon motivates students to read more and achieve their reading goals, while raising crucial funds to support PTA activities.

  • Red Ribbon Week!

    Rock Creek Forest shows school spirit AND healthy habits. October 20th - 24th.

  • Instrumental Music

    Information for Instrumental Music Students

  • Building the New RCF!

    Keep up with the modernization of Rock Creek Forest ES.

  • How to Receive MCPS Emergency Information

    Alert MCPS, a new way that parents and staff can access information about changes in school operations due to weather and other emergencies.  

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