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At their August 5 meeting, the Board of Education celebrated the Battelle National Biodefense Institute’s award to Frederick County Public Schools of $50,000 for science, ...

Frederick County Public Schools announces leadership appointments to principal and assistant principal positions at five schools. The following schools will have new principa...

The Board of Education of Frederick County amended the 2020-2021 academic calendar at its regular meeting this afternoon.  Following their decision last week to go forwa...

Frederick County Public Schools earned the 2020 Best Place to Work Award in Frederick County’s major employer category. Reviewers evaluated human resource metrics, busines...

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 At today’s Board of Education meeting, the Board decided that student instruction for the first semester of the 2020-21 school year, which begi...

Each year generous Frederick County businesses and citizens help students start school with the necessary supplies that some families cannot provide. This year is no exception, ...

Applications for free and reduced-price school meal benefits for the 2020-2021 school year are online at www.fcps.org/meals. Frederick County Public Schools encourages fami...

Frederick County Public Schools announces principal and assistant principal appointments for the 2020-21 school year, in addition to those FCPS announced on May 14. The follo...

* A los miembros de la Comunidad Hispanohablante de FCPS. Para ver esta información en español, utilice la función “Google Translate” en la part...

The Maryland State Department of Education released figures today that, for the first time, show per-pupil spending by school. Federal legislation in the Every Student Succeeds ...

FCPS has posted draft academic calendars for 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school years online for public review and comment. FCPS encourages the community to review calendar informat...

In accordance with Stage 2 of the Maryland State Department of Education’s Recovery Plan, Frederick County Public Schools will resume the summer Work-Based Learning Progra...

August 7, 2020 UPDATE: The Summer Food Service Program is extended through Monday, August 31, 2020.  Frederick County Public Schools announces free summer meals-to-go lo...

Frederick County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Terry Alban announced the names of the 2020 School-Based and Central Office Support Employees of the Year at today’s vir...

At this afternoon’s virtual meeting, the Frederick County Board of Education honored the fourth annual FCPS Substitute Teacher of the Year Craig Zearfoss. Zearfoss began s...

Student finalists from six public high schools in Frederick County tested their business acumen in the fifth year of a local competition called Startup Frederick, modeled on the...

Frederick County Public Schools is providing multiple opportunities for families and the community to view this year’s virtual graduation ceremonies. The school system wil...

Registration for the Frederick County Public Schools’ fall 2020 kindergarten and applications for pre-kindergarten classes opened June 1, online for the first time. School...

While our Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) communities are separated because of COVID-19, our students, families and staff are witnessing and grappling with unspeakable vi...

Dear FCPS Community: I am saddened for our nation as we continue to suffer from the pain and division caused by social injustice. The merciless killing of George Floyd while ...

The Board of Education of Frederick County has extended the deadline to apply to fill vacancies on its Ethics Panel to Monday, June 22, 2020. The Ethics Panel has two opening...

Frederick County Public Schools announces the winners of the Seniors, What Do You Meme? contest.  In this Twitter initiative, designed to engage the Class of 2020, FCPS ...

Frederick County Public Schools announces that the last day of this school year for students and teachers is Wednesday, June 17. FCPS has closed 10 days due to the COVID-19 p...

Frederick County Public Schools announces several principal and assistant principal appointments, effective July 1. Personnel appointments remain subject to change based on the ...

Private schools in Frederick County that serve student in grades kindergarten through 12 may be eligible to participate in the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (...