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Update: MCPS Schools Now Closed; Offices Open On Time (December 16, 2019)

(December 16, 2019)

URGENT UPDATE (6:45 a.m.): Based on worsening weather conditions and a forecast for freezing rain, MCPS schools are now closed today (December 16, 2019). All school and community activities in school ...(more)

MCPS Schools Opening Two Hours Late: Administrative Offices On Time (December 16, 2019)

(December 16, 2019)

Montgomery County Public Schools will open two hours late Monday, December 16, 2019 due to emergency weather conditions in various parts of the county. Administrative offices will open on time. Bus se ...(more)

Comments on Student Transfer Board Policy Due by December 15

(December 13, 2019)

The Board of Education is proposing amendments to Board Policy JEE, Student Transfers, and is seeking public comment on the amendments. The purpose of this policy is to explain the limited circum ...(more)

Lucy V. Barnsley Elementary School Selected as Maryland Blue Ribbon School

(December 11, 2019)

Lucy V. Barnsley Elementary School has been selected as a 2019-2020 Maryland Blue Ribbon School by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).  “Congratulations to the Lucy V. Bar ...(more)

Board of Education Approves the 2020–2021 School Year Calendars; Receives a Presentation and Discusses Secondary Grading and Reporting; and Elects Board of Education Officers and Appoints Committee Members

(December 6, 2019)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) met on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville.  During the meeting, the Board approve ...(more)

Board of Education Sets Calendar for 2020-2021 School Year

(December 4, 2019)

The Board of Education adopted the school year calendar for the 2020-2021 school year during its December 3, 2019, meeting. The traditional school year will begin on Monday, August 31, 2020, and th ...(more)

Majority of Montgomery County Public Schools Receive a 4 or 5 Star Rating on the 2019 Maryland State Report Card

(December 3, 2019)

Montgomery County Public Schools released the following statement from Superintendent Jack R. Smith regarding the release of the Maryland State Report Card: “The Maryland School Report Card c ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, December 3

(December 2, 2019)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m., with pu ...(more)

Board of Education Seeking Comment on Three Policies

(November 26, 2019)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking comment on three policies— Policy JEE, Student Transfers; Policy BOA, Legal Services, and Policy IGS, Educational Technology. ...(more)

SAT Participation Increases for MCPS Class of 2019

(November 20, 2019)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Class of 2019 earned an average combined SAT score of 1119, a 48-point decline from last year’s results. The state of Maryland saw a drop in overall S ...(more)

MEDIA ADVISORY: Monthly MCPS Briefing with Superintendent Jack Smith Set for Nov. 18

(November 18, 2019)

Superintendent Jack Smith will hold his monthly media briefing TODAY, Monday, November 18 at 10 a.m. Topics will include an update on the districtwide boundary analysis, the launch of the United We Le ...(more)

Board of Education Takes Action on Policies; Receives Update on Secondary Schools English for Speakers of Other Languages; Offers New Business Items on Driver’s Education and Respect for Religious Observance; and Discusses the School Year Calendar

(November 15, 2019)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) met on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. During the meeting, the Board took action ...(more)

BOND Project to Host Annual Summit on Workforce Diversity Nov. 14

(November 12, 2019)

Initiative Will Highlight the Impact of Male Educators of Color on Male Students of Color The BOND (Building Our Network of Diversity) Project, an educator initiative in Montgomery County Public Sc ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, November 12

(November 11, 2019)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m., with p ...(more)

Nov. 9 Mental Health Fair to Offer Workshops, Resources

(November 5, 2019)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is hosting a Mental Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, at Gaithersburg High School. Parents, students and community members are invited to ...(more)