Candlewood Elementary School MCPS


Candlewood is committed to being a safe, caring and inclusive community that fosters respect for diversity, and values the social emotional and academic development of each student. 


We will provide students with a variety of opportunities and experiences to develop academic, social and emotional skills. We will maintain a safe environment that promotes engagement, curiosity and collaboration. We will teach and model respect for ourselves, others and our community, in order for our students to have a positive impact in the world.



Family Voice Survey

Please help us see how we are doing as a school community by clicking here to fill out the voice survey. Your voice matters in helping us understand how well we are doing for you and your children. Your input helps to drive our school improvement plan. Thank you for taking the time to fill out the survey!

PTA Color Run

Click here for detailed information!

MSDE Special Education Parent Involvement Survey

Make your voice heard! Your opinion matters! Click here for more information and a link to the Maryland Special Education Parent Involvement Survey

Kindergarten Enrollment

Candlewood Kindergarten Enrollment for the 2024-2025 school year opens March 18! Please contact our attendance secretary, Mrs. Tina Errigo if you need assistance with the enrollment process.  Enrollment is available in-person, online, and by email. Click here for more information

Posting Your Child’s Birthday on Candlewood Sign

Interested in a special way to celebrate your child’s birthday? Click here for more information!

School Bucks for Breakfast and Lunch

Need information on how to buy school lunch or breakfast? Click here!

Volunteering at Candlewood

MCPS and Candlewood ES value the volunteers who work in our schools to enrich our students’ experiences. As a community, we are mindful of our shared responsibility to create safe, nurturing environments for our students. Click for more information.

MCPS Passwords

Please do not change your Central Office assigned MCPS passwords. It is very important that students keep the passwords assigned to them. MCPS uses grade level-specific password requirements that allow us to ensure a balance of security and appropriate accessibility for a student’s age. For more information, click the link above.

Registration for New Students

Click the link above to access an online registration form and more information for new Montgomery County Public School students.

Welcome Military Families!

Candlewood is invested in supporting our military families. For assistance with your transition, connecting with other military families and military resources in our area contact the PTA Military Liaison at