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Three MCPS Students Named Carson Scholars

Three MCPS students have been named Carson Scholars, earning $1,000 college scholarships. Carson Scholars are students in grades 4-11 who excel academically, donate their time and talents to others, and demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and humanitarian qualities. MCPS students who are first-time scholarship recipients are:

Taian Chen, Northwest High School

Claire Kirner, Odessa Shannon Middle School

Allison Xu, Walter Johnson High School

Six additional MCPS students reaffirmed their status as Carson Scholars for maintaining a 3.75 grade point average. 

Carson Scholars

Las Inscripciones para Kindergarten abren el 27 de marzo para el próximo ciclo escolar

Las inscripciones abren el 27 de marzo para los padres que desean inscribir a su niño en Kindergarten para el ciclo escolar 2023?2024. Los niños deberán haber cumplido 5 años el 1 de septiembre de 2023, o antes. Para más información sobre las normas de elegibilidad, inscripciones o la documentación necesaria para llenar una solicitud, llame al 240-740-4006, o visite el sitio web de la inscripción para Kindergarten.

Las Inscripciones para Kindergarten

Ya están abiertas las inscripciones para PreKínder/Head Start

Las inscripciones están abiertas para Pre-Kindergarten y Head Start para el ciclo escolar 2023-2024. Los niños deben tener 4 años de edad el 1ro de septiembre de 2023 o antes, y las familias deben tener ingresos elegibles para presentar la solicitud. Las familias pueden inscribirse en línea o en persona. Para las familias que desean inscribirse en persona, hay lugares disponibles tanto los días de semana como los fines de semana.

Pre-Kindergarten y Head Start

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FY 2022-2025

MCPS Strategic Plan

MCPS Strategic Plan  

The new MCPS strategic plan for 2022-2025 features three main areas of focus: academic excellence, family well-being and professional and operational excellence.

  • Improve student achievement in literacy and mathematics
  • Increase the percentage of students graduating high school
  • Increase access to enriched and accelerated opportunities for underrepresented student groups
  • Increased Maryland College and Career Readiness rates
  • Improve completion rates to career and technical education programs
  • Increase postsecondary education enrollment
  • Increase career training opportunities for all students
  • Promote positive, caring, and supportive district and school climates respectful of students and staff
  • Implement school-level practices to support effective behavioral health management systems
  • Implement culturally-responsive family engagement that promotes two-way communication
  • Increase professional learning for all staff to support equity, students social emotional well being through trauma informed practices, and to increase capacity for teaching
  • Improve the strategic recruitment strategy to increase high-quality workforce diversity and support the social emotional well-being of all students
  • Increase experienced and diverse principals and teachers serving in high-need schools
  • Increase connectivity and satisfaction with MCPS technology
  • Connect the district’s financial plan to the strategic plan with the goal of aligning all district resources and increase transparency
  • Continue to provide and maintain safe and clean facilities that ensure accessibility and support the learning environment