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

Students in Frederick County public schools benefit each year from generous citizen donations through the Community Foundation of Frederick County. The grant application process...

Frederick County Public Schools will offer a new Academy of Health Professions Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Program for students entering grades 10-12 next school year. C...

The Academy for the Fine Arts (AFA) at Frederick County Public Schools is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year. Open to students countywide in FCPS grades 10 to ...

This morning marked the swearing-in of four recently elected Board of Education members, following a moment of silence to honor the late former President George H.W. Bush on the...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) is improving procedures to better serve students whose families seek to enroll them in a school that is out of the attendance area where t...

Frederick County Public Schools received new Maryland School Report Cards today and posted a link to them online at www.fcps.org/performance. “In Frederick County, we w...

Frederick County Public Schools announces the 2018 Veteran in Education Service Award winner, Urbana High School social studies teacher Fritz Baclawski. In its second year, the ...

FCPS has posted a draft 2019-2020 academic calendar online for public review and comment. FCPS encourages the community to review calendar information at www.fcps.org/calendar a...

Frederick County Public Schools’ Literacy Specialist Jill Barnes might feel like the heroine stepping from the pages of a book her students will read. She learned today th...

Frederick County Public Schools seeks feedback at a Community Budget Forum Wednesday, December 5 on next year’s school system operating budget, fiscal year (FY) 2020.The f...

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

Five Frederick County students will serve as pages, and one as alternate, for the Maryland General Assembly 2019 legislative session. All are high school seniors. They are Sa...

Do you have questions or thoughts about Frederick County Public Schools you'd like to discuss with the Superintendent? FCPS Superintendent Dr. Terry Alban invites the pub...

Frederick County Public Schools’ graduating senior scores outpace Maryland and the nation on the 2018 SAT exam. Frederick County’s combined score is 1149--83 points ...

It's National School Bus Safety Week. This year’s theme is My Driver – My Safety Hero, derived from a poster contest the National Association of Pupil Transporta...

High school sophomores and juniors who attend Frederick County Public Schools may apply to serve as the 2019-20 Student Member of the Board of Education.  The nomination de...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) invites the public to learn about new Maryland school-accountability measures at any of four regional meetings. The one-hour meetings will...

Life after Middle School

October 12, 2018

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) invites parents of eighth grade students to this year’s Life after Middle School: Planning for the Future event, Thursday, November ...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) invites parents of elementary and middle school students to parent-teacher conferences in November. Wednesday, November 7 and Thursday,...

Please Vote to Help FCPS

October 4, 2018

Frederick County Public Schools’ Valley Elementary in Jefferson, Maryland, was selected by Farmers Insurance as one of fifteen national finalists for the Big Dream Teacher...

Schools Test Drinking Water

October 3, 2018

Frederick County Public Schools is taking Maryland’s new legislation in stride when it comes to making sure that school drinking water is safe to consume, says FCPS Chief ...

Frederick County Public Schools reports preliminary September 30 enrollment of 42,789. This is a net increase of 585 students over last year. Last year’s enrollment at thi...

Frederick County Public Schools seeks nominations for the second year of an award to honor an FCPS employee who has served our nation in the armed forces and provided exemplary ...

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has recognized 349 National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018. Among them is Frederick County’s own Urbana Elementary School. Rigorou...