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MCPS Sees Sharp Increase in Diverse Teacher Hiring

(October 29, 2018)

Multi-pronged Approach Helps District Increase Applicant Diversity as Teacher Shortage Continues Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has released new teacher hiring data for Fiscal Year (FY) 20 ...(more)

MEDIA ADVISORY: Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New MacDonald Knolls Early Childhood Center Set for Nov. 1

(October 26, 2018)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will hold a grand opening ceremony for the new MacDonald Knolls Early Childhood Center on Thursday, November 1. MCPS provides full-day prekindergarten services ...(more)

SAT Scores Rise for MCPS Class of 2018

(October 26, 2018)

Growth in Participation Linked to District Efforts to Provide Access to Assessment Opportunities for More Students The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Class of 2018 earned an average combi ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Monday, October 29

(October 25, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Monday, October 29, 2018, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 3:30 p.m., with ...(more)

ACT Performance, Participation Remains High in MCPS

(October 23, 2018)

The MCPS Class of 2018 earned an average composite score of 25.1 (out of 36) on the ACT, outperforming their peers across the state (22.5) and the nation (20.8). According to recently released data ...(more)

MEDIA ADVISORY: Monthly MCPS Media Briefing with Superintendent Jack R. Smith on Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. (corrected)

(October 12, 2018)

This advisory is being resent with a time correction. The briefing will begin at 10 a.m.  Superintendent Jack Smith will hold his first monthly media briefing  on Thursday, October 18, at ...(more)

Board of Education Receives a Presentation and Discusses the 2019–2020 School Year Calendar; Approves Preliminary Plans for the Montgomery Knolls Elementary School and Pine Crest Elementary School Addition Projects

(October 11, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) met on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville.  During the meeting, the Board received ...(more)

County Officials to Celebrate Walk To School Day at Gaithersburg Elementary School Oct. 10

(October 9, 2018)

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz, Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman, and Dr. Jack Smith, superintendent, Montgomery County Public Schools will celebrate Walk to School Day at Gaithersburg Eleme ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, Oct. 9

(October 5, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 12 p.m., with publi ...(more)

Media Advisory: Grand Opening Ceremony and Media Tour of New Thomas Edison High School of Technology Building Set for Oct. 10

(October 4, 2018)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is offering a tour of the new Thomas Edison High School of Technology building. High school students at all MCPS schools have the option to apply for enrollment ...(more)

Bannockburn, Luxmanor Elementary Schools Named 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools

(October 3, 2018)

Bannockburn and Luxmanor elementary schools have been selected 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education. The winners of the award were announced on Oct. 1. The National ...(more)

Board of Education Takes Final Action on Policy FAA and Receives a Presentation and Discusses Evidence of Learning Performance Data Report

(September 26, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) met on Monday, September 24, 2018, at Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville.  During the meeting, the Board took f ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Monday, September 24

(September 20, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Monday, September 24, 2018, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 2:15 p.m., wit ...(more)

151 MCPS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

(September 14, 2018)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has 151 semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship competition. The semifinalists will compete nationally for scholarships that will be announced in t ...(more)

Board of Education Receives a Presentation and Discusses Curricular Instructional Materials; Takes Final Action on Policy JED, Residency, Tuition, and Enrollment; and Votes on a Previous New Business Item Regarding the Availability of Contraceptives in Montgomery County Public Schools.

(September 13, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) met on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville.  During the meeting, the Board recei ...(more)