College Gardens Mural

Welcome to College Gardens Elementary School

IB Logo newVision: As a Primary Years Programme school, we will provide an engaging and open-minded learning community where all members collaborate respectfully to challenge and motivate one another within a safe and nurturing environment.

Mission Statement: We develop and support a successful and inclusive environment where all students actively participate in and assume ownership of their learning. As a unified staff and community, we create a rigorous instructional program, which promotes globally minded, creative, confident, and reflective lifelong learners.

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News and Announcements

CGES Winter Choral Concert and 5th Grade Choral Cluster Concert Information

Both the 5th Grade Choral Cluster Concert (January 15th) and the 5th Grade CGES Winter Choral Concert (February 11th) are coming up. Please click on the link above for more information about the concerts and the participation form that must be filled out.

MSDE 2019 Accountability Report Cards

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has released the 2019 accountability report cards for every school in the state of Maryland. Please click on the link above for more information about the report cards and information specific to College Gardens.

No Place For Hate!

At this year's NAACP / No Place for Hate kick-off dinner students from the No Place for Hate committee presented on the events they have planned for this year at College Gardens. To see the presentation click on the link above.

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Stay informed about CGES news and events with the PTA News Flash! The PTA News Flash is a key weekly communication update for members of the CGES community to stay informed about what's happening at CGES. Sign up at  

Volunteering at College Gardens - MCPS Mandatory Training

We hope you will be able to volunteer sometime this year whether it is helping in the classroom, participating in a classroom party or chaperoning a field trip. If you do, MCPS has new guidelines regarding volunteering including a MANDATORY ONLINE TRAINING. This training must be completed before you may volunteer in any way at the school. You may do the training online at home or at CGES in the Main Office. Click on the link above for more information.