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Frederick County Public Schools’ Superintendent Dr. Theresa R. Alban is the 2018 recipient of the Tom Cookerly Exceptional School Superintendent Leadership Award. The Nati...

The Board of Education of Frederick County (BOE) seeks feedback at a public hearing Wednesday, February 7 on next year’s school system operating budget, fiscal year 2019.T...

The 2018 Frederick County Public Schools all-county high and middle school music festivals are fast approaching. “Please save the dates and encourage family, friends an...

Admission to all three Frederick County Public Schools charter schools takes place by lotteries underway at each school for the 2018-2019 school year. The FCPS charter schools a...

Academic Tournament teams from all 10 Frederick County public high schools are preparing for heated competition in matches underway Fridays at Frederick High.  All matches ...

Frederick County Public Schools will restrict out-of-district transfers at 26 schools in the 2018-19 school year, in accordance with FCPS regulation 400-78. Based on enrollme...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) recently signed a partnership agreement with The Original Playhouse (TOP). The partnership is sponsoring a program piloted at seven elemen...

How to Check for Bus Delays

January 3, 2018

Need to know if your child's school bus is delayed? FCPS posts information online for any buses reported to be running late by 10 minutes or more. You may use either o...

The Academy for the Fine Arts (AFA) at Frederick County Public Schools is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year. Open to students countywide in FCPS grades 10 to ...

Frederick County Public Schools invites the public to join students and staff in celebrating the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at a free special event T...

Middle school students are preparing to solve math challenges during the countywide MATHCOUNTS Open competition on Saturday, January 6, with some moving on to the MATHCOUNTS Reg...

More than 300 high school students will come together on Saturday, January 6 at Hood College for the 13th annual Model United Nations. The event, cosponsored by Frederick County...

The Maryland School Counselor Association recently named Frederick County Public Schools Coordinator of Counseling and Student Support Janet Shipman Maryland’s 2018 School...

Paying It Forward

December 20, 2017

 The Frederick County Public Schools’ Food and Nutrition Services Office received an unusual inquiry last week. On Monday, December 11, a woman called to ask about do...

Frederick County Public Schools Coordinator of Counseling and Student Support Janet Shipman is proud to announce that the Maryland School Counselor Association has once again na...

The Board of Education of Frederick County has approved the 2018-2019 academic calendar for Frederick County Public Schools. The Board received more than 300 comments in respons...

Frederick County Public Schools invites students at all levels—elementary, middle and high schools—to participate in the 2nd annual Classmates4Life Drug Awareness vi...

BOE Elects Officers

December 6, 2017

Today the Board of Education of Frederick County held a meeting to elect officers for the coming year. Brad W. Young was re-elected BOE president, and April Fleming Miller was e...

This afternoon, Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon recognized Urbana Elementary in Frederick County (UES) as one of only six 2017-2018 Maryland Blue Ribbo...

Frederick County Public Schools has begun a feasibility study to determine the best way to modernize and expand Waverley Elementary School. The study’s purpose is to ident...

Frederick County Public Schools’ Advanced Academics Specialist Christine Borman-Bozick and the Monocacy Middle Criminal Justice Club will join Frederick City Police Office...

FCPS has posted a draft 2018-2019 academic calendar online for public review and comment. FCPS encourages the community to review calendar information at www.fcps.org/calendar a...

Communities nationwide are celebrating American Education Week, November 13-17, 2017.  Frederick County is no exception.  Next week, FCPS will join school systems a...

Students in Frederick County public schools benefit each year from the community’s generous financial donations through the Community Foundation of Frederick County. Grant...

The Board of Education of Frederick County unanimously approved a data-security policy last July to establish a data-governance framework for the school system’s technolog...