Fiscal Year 2020 → Question 1
According to MCPS Form 210-4 (September 2016), Approval for Extended Day, Out-of-Area, and Overnight Field Trips, and MCPS Form 210-6 (September 2016), Approval for Local June Field Trips:
Students cannot be denied the opportunity to attend a trip due to financial hardship. A student financial hardship statement must be on the orientation letter. Example: “If you need to make special arrangements to cover the cost of the trip, please contact your child’s teacher in writing prior to the deadline indicated. Any correspondence will be kept confidential.”
Funding for students who cannot attend a trip due to financial hardship, is paid through a school’s Individual Activity Fund account.
Additionally, noted under Payment on MCPS Forms 555-6 (September 2016), Parent/Guardian Approval for Trips MCPS Transportation Is Provided, and 560-31 (September 2016), Parent/Guardian Approval for Trips MCPS Transportation is Not Provided:
Scholarships, reduced fee, or modified payment schedules are available if the cost of the field trip would create a hardship for your family.
The following data is based on a review of field trip submissions for 2017-2018. There were approximately 2,100 field trips taken across all schools. Schools that are not on the list did not report any field trips during the 2017-2018 school year. The list can be found at the following link: https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/uploadedFiles/departments/budget/fy2020/MCPS-2017-2018-Field-Trips-by-School-2020-03-29.pdf
Northwest High School 2017-2018 Field Trips
Urbana High School
Arundel High School, Gambrills, MD
Holocaust Museum Washington, D. C.
Montgomery College, Rockville, MD
Cunningham Falls, Thurmont, MD
Towson University, Baltimore, MD
Navy Stadium, Annapolis, MD
Butler's Orchard, Germantown, MD
NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD
Strathmore Hall, North Bethesda, MD
University of MD College Park
Shakespeare Theater Washington, D. C.
Walter Reed Medical Ctr, /Silver Spring, MD
Walter Reed Medical Ctr./Silver Spring, MD
Clarksburg HS, Clarksburg MD
INOVA Fairfax Hospital
INOVA, Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA
Liberty High School, Eldersburg, MD
National Gallery Of Art
National Gallery of Art
Montgomery College, Germantown, MD
Engineer Festival, Washington, D.C.
Mont. Co. Agricultural Center, Gaithersburg, MD
Disney World, Orlando, Florida
New York, NY
New York, New York
Natl. Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C.
Greater Columbus Conv. Center, OH
Lansburgh Theater, Washington, D.C.
Towson Univ. SECU Arena, Towson, MD
National Zoo, Washington, D.C.
Sandy Point State Park, Annapolis, MD