Principal: Mark Craemer| School hours: 9:25 a.m - 3:50 p.m..

 Ms. LaClair's class

Welcome to Darnestown ES


15030 Turkey Foot Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878


Phone: (301) 284 4260


Fax: (301) 548 7527



  • Family Summer Mailing

    To access our Family Summer Mailing Documents click here.

  • Student Supply List

    For a list of Student School Supplies, click here. 

  • Incoming Students

    DES Kindergarten Orientation was held on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.  According to Maryland State Law, a child must be five years old by September 1st in order to enter kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year.  Please call the Main Office if you have students to be enrolled for the 2019-2020 school year. Enrollment packets are available in the Main Office, you may enroll students at any time.  If you have any questions, please call Mrs. Frazier at 301-284-4260. 

  • Homework Hotline

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  • Volunteer Training

    Please see Volunteer Training Information here.  

  • 2017 Individual School Progress Report

    The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has posted the results of the 2017 Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), and the High School Assessments on the Maryland Report Card ( ) website.  Click here to view Darnestown Elementary's 2017 School Progress Report located under the "Reports" tab.  

  • MSDE School Progress Report

    Please click on the link above to access the Darnestown ES School Progress Report  

  • The Darnestown ES Mission Statement

    As a committed PLC (Professional Learning Community) it is our goal to provide children with opportunities to achieve in a learning environment that values, respects, and challenges every child, every day.    

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