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Experience the Sights and Sounds of the Last Day of School

Friday, June 17 was the last day of school for the 2021-2022 school year. All of us at MCPS wish you a happy, restful and healthy summer! Please " Stay Connected " to MCPS. We will send you reminders and information about the next school year throughout the summer. We will be busy with summer school, summer graduation and planning for the  MCPS Back-to-School Fair , Saturday, Aug. 27  at Westfield Wheaton mall. Mark your calendars; the fair is always a great way to start the school year!

Last Day of School

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Share Your Thoughts on Opportunities for Students When School Is Not in Session

Are you aware that there are fun activities and opportunities available for students on non-instructional days? MCPS would like to know what the experience was like for those who participated and, for those who did not, what opportunities they would take advantage of.

Parents and guardians in Grades 4 through 11 are invited to complete this survey to help improve next year’s program. The survey will be open through June 30.

MCPS piloted the Out-of-School Time program to provide students and families with engaging options for students on days when school was not in session. These in-person and/or virtual activities supported academic skills, physical and emotional wellness, art and digital learning skills. Learn more about the program.

Out-of-School Time Survey

Help a Student In Need by Donating to Annual GIVE BACKpacks Campaign

Consider donating to the 11th annual MCPS GIVE BACKpacks campaign to support the distribution of backpacks and school supplies to students in MCPS schools.

We need your support, now more than ever, as the cost per backpack with supplies has increased to $15 due to supply chain and inflation issues and we have even more students who will need help accessing school supplies this fall. MCPS places orders throughout the summer with a goal of providing as many students as possible with a backpack with school supplies at the start of the school year.

GIVE BACKpacks

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MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES AND SUPPORTS IN MCPS

MCPS is committed to the physical, social and psychological well-being of its more than 160,000 students and over 24,000 employees. You can find valuable district information and community resources here for students, staff and families. it’s especially important that we care for our mental, emotional and physical health. We hope you will find support here for your school, work, home and personal concerns.

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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