About Our School

Our School Improvement Plan: SIP

Mission Statement

Whetstone Wildcats will challenge, teach, and encourage one another to inspire life-long learning.

Our Vision 

Whetstone Elementary School is a community that values rigor, risk-taking, respect, and responsibility.

Address and Phone Number

19201 Thomas Farm Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Main Office: (240) 740-1060

Attendance: (240) 740-1061
Fax: (301) 840-7185

School Hours

Grades K - 5: All students in grades K through five will attend school from 9:00 to 3:25. Please remember students who walk should not come to school prior to 8:50 a.m., as supervision is not available until that time.

Pre-K (morning session) begins 9:00 a.m. and ends at 11:25 a.m.

Pre-K (afternoon session) begins at 12:55 p.m. and ends at 3:25 p.m.

On Early Release Days dismissal for Pre-Kindergarten will be at 10:50.

On Early Release Days dismissal for Kindergarten through 5th Grade will be at 12:55.


Whetstone Student Pledge

I pledge to:
Be Here!
Be On Time!
Be Prepared!
and to Be Respectful!
So that everyday I can learn more and more!

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