Principal: Jerri Oglesby  Assistant Principal: Aisha Rooke

Address: 8225 Bells Mill Road, Potomac, MD 20854

School hours: 9:25 a.m. - 3:50 p.m. Early dismissal: 1:20 p.m.  

Phone #: 240.740.0480 Fax #: 301.469.1060

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Welcome to Bells Mill ES

Our Vision: Bells Mill incorporates academic excellence into an environment where every individual respects each member of our community.

Our Mission: As professionals, we work together to demonstrate and celebrate excellence and progress for all members of the Bells Mill Community. In order to promote intellectual, social, and personal development, we will embrace individual strengths as we:

  • Uphold high expectations
  • Create a safe and nurturing environment
  • Value intellectual risk taking
  • Collaborate
  • Model and expect responsible citizenship

Upcoming Events


  • Camp Bells Mill Online Payments

    Bells Mill now accepts payments online for the Summer 2019 Camp Bells Mill. Please click on the link below to process your payment.  Please note:  A 3.75% fee will be added to the purchase price as a site service for all school purchases made by credit card. This fee is not collected by MCPS, but by the processing

  • Revised Procedures for Drop Off and Pick Up

    Revised Procedures for Dropping off and Picking up Your Children Each Day

  • August Parent Letter 18-19

    August Parent Letter 18-19

  • Parent Academy Workshop

    Registration for Parent Academy Workshop

  • MSDE Summer Center information for elementary and secondary schools

    Center for Global Languages Leadership for English Learners Rams Center for the Chesapeake Bay Ecosystems JH/APL Center for Space Science Camp Summit East: The Center for Creativity and Exploration  

  • Curriculum 2.0

    MCPS Curriculum 2.0 is built around developing students' critical and creative thinking skills, as well as essential academic success skills...

  • Standards-Based Grading & Reporting

  • Food Lion Supports BMES

    Now you can shop at Food Lion and support our school !   Just register your MVP card at and enter the Bells Mill ID number, 219794 .   A percentage of your purchases of certain brands will go to Bells Mill. It’s simple, and it helps our school.  

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