Parent Information

General Information


Grading & Reporting


  •  MCPS Parent Academy All workshops are FREE. Choose from topics that include helping your child succeed in middle school, managing your finances, navigating the school system, computer skills, understanding ADHD, bullying prevention, high school graduation requirements, helping teens make good decisions, and many more. Visit for details.  
  • The George B. Thomas Learning Academy is a tutoring and mentoring program that enhances the academic performance and achievement of students in grades 1 through 12. On Saturday mornings, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Learn more at   

AAPSN (African American Parent Student Network) Parents' Council

PTSA AAPSN Liaison: Nnema ByrdParents' Council:  www.naacppdar 



MySchoolBucksMoney is a new service being offered which allows parents to make prepayments to their child’s cafeteria account with a credit/debit card using the Internet. Once the mySchoolBucks account is established, you can check balances, view student purchases, set up recurring payments, and receive low balance e-mail notification. Prepayments will generally be available at the school the next day.

Go to and click on “Sign Up Today!”

For more information, click here to refer to Frequently Asked Questions in English  / Spanish

The Division of Food and Nutrition Services (DFNS) will resume regular meal services during the 2023–2024 school year.

Meal Prices:
• **NEW**: Students in Maryland who qualify for reduced-price meals will not be charged for meals! Students in Maryland who qualify for reduced price meals and who wish to participate must reapply each year at MySchool - Application For more information and How-To videos visit the Food Services website:

• Breakfast:
Regular Price (All Levels) : $1.30
Reduced Price (All Levels): No Cost
• Lunch:
Regular Price: $2.55 (Elementary), $2.80 (Middle and High)
Reduced Price (All Levels): No Cost


Parents, stay up to date with the latest MCPS news and emergency information. Register for QuickNotes to receive email notification of important information. Click here to register.  

MCPS Information in available in Other Languages

Speakers of languages other than English can now find information about Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) in one click from the MCPS Web site's home page. Learn more here.  

Support CJMS

Please support CJMS by designating Cabin John as a recipient of spending at local stores. Store registration details at the links below.

Note: This process must be done at the start of each school year. Thank you!!  

Store CJMS ID Link
Harris Teeter 7309 Register Here  

Your participation in these fundraising opportunities helps the school to continue to support instructional programs.