Welcome to Wayside


The Wayside Elementary School community builds successful, life-long learners through its commitment to the highest standards of teaching and learning. Read More

 Principal Newsletter 
Principal's Newsletter

Read Mrs. Michela's April Newsletter

The Wayside Way

Check out our Golden Dolphin winning classes!

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Photo Gallery

Please see our Photo Gallery from activities and events at Wayside!


News and Announcements

Wayside School Is Falling Down!

It's really happening!  Take a look at the demolition!

Kindergarten Registration for the 2016-2017 School Year

Kindergarten Orientation is scheduled for Friday, April 29, 2016.  Click here to access all forms needed to register your kindergarten-aged child. 

What's Taught in the 4th Quarter?

Review MCPS documents to stay abreast of curriculum content.

PARCC Assesment Dates

Our 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders will be participating in PARCC standardized testing in May. Click here for additional information.     

Understandng End of Year Reading Benchmarks

Learning to read is a complex process. Children develop reading skills and strategies at different rates and at different times; therefore, students progress through different levels of text as they grow as readers. Within a grade, a student may read a variety of texts depending on the student’s strengths and needs and the challenges of the text. Click here for more information.


Do you owe the cafeteria money?  Is your child missing library books?    

Great Kids Milestones

Great Kids Milestones - visit this website to access a free online collection of videos aimed at helping parents understand grade-level expectations in grades K-8. Milestones show students demonstrating what success looks like in reading, writing and math, grade by grade. 

Learn more about the MCPS Operating Budget

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Interim Superintendent Larry A. Bowers presented his recommended $2.4 billion Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Budget to the Board of Education Tuesday (December 8).  The budget calls for a 4.5 percent increase in new spending designed to strengthen the system’s foundation, which has been squeezed by eight years of difficult economic times.We must Fund Our Future!!  Learn what you can do to support full funding of the MCPS budget.  

Grosvenor Move Information

We enjoyed a wonderful first day with students at Grosvenor on January 5, 2016!  Continue to visit our site for information specific to Grosvenor and watch for updates on the construction of our new school!

Volunteer at Wayside

There are many ways you can volunteer at Wayside! Click here to find out more.