Highland Elementary School is located in Silver Spring, Maryland approximately 12 miles north of Washington, D.C. Highland Elementary is home to a culturally diverse population of over 560 students in Pre-K through fifth grade, more than 80% of which speak a second language. We are part of the Einstein High School Cluster of schools in Montgomery County, Maryland. More

School Phone calls

If you are not receiving our reminder calls for school events, please call the office at 240-740-1770. If you have changed the number of any of the phone numbers you provided at the beginning of the school year, please call the office to update your records. It is extremely important that we have updated phone numbers.

Instrumental Music Form

Parents of 4th and 5th graders, please use these forms to sign up for instrumental music: English - click here; Spanish - click here.  

ELO Parent Survey

Parents of students who attended ELO SAIL this summer are asked to complete a survey. Click here to access the survey. 

2018-19 Back-to-School Information

Back-to-school letter from Principal Scott Steffan: Click here to read

The school supply list for the upcoming school year: Click here to view the list.

Digital Literacy

Montgomery County Public Schools has partnered with Common Sense Media to provide digital literacy instruction to students in grades 3-5. For information on the curriculum, please go the Highland Media Center page.  

Highland School Progress

Click on the link here to view the school progress report

  • 2017-2018 School Improvement Plan (click to download)
  • School Improvement Linkages Data Chart (click to download) 
  • 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 (www.mdreportcard.org) website.  Click here to view Highland's 2017 School Progress Report located under the “Reports” tab. The report provides state, county, and individual school performance data, as well as information on student attendance, high school graduation rates, and the professional qualifications of teachers at the state, district, and school levels for the 20162017 school year.  If you would like to receive the report in Chinese, French, Korean, Spanish, or Vietnamese, please contact the Main Office at 240-740-1770.  

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