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Frederick County Public Schools received an American Dairy Association Hometown Grant for $10,000 to participate in the Fuel Up to Play 60 Schools program, created in partnershi...

Frederick County Public Schools announces the 2019 Veteran in Education Service Award winner, Catoctin High School literacy specialist Pamela Adams-Campbell. In its third year, ...

Frederick County Public Schools received the Maryland School Report Cards for the 2018-2019 school year. The state calculated the percent of points each school earned on all mea...

Frederick County Public Schools seeks feedback at a Community Budget Forum, Wednesday, December 4 on next year’s school system operating budget, fiscal year (FY) 2021. Com...

Five Frederick County students will serve as pages, and one as alternate, for the Maryland General Assembly 2020 legislative session. All are high school seniors.  They ...

Two options the Board of Education of Frederick County is considering for the Frederick County Public Schools’ 2020-2021 academic calendars are online for public review an...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) has once again earned the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from both the Government Finance Officers Assoc...

Chat with the Superintendent

November 6, 2019

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...

Two-time award-winning parent Maria Rodriguez was honored Sunday at the Pennsylvania Coalition for Parent Involvement’s 45th annual Family Involvement Conference, sponsore...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) and Frederick Community College (FCC) invite parents of eighth grade students to this year’s Life after Middle School: Pla...

Frederick County’s Windsor Knolls Middle School is one of only six schools in Maryland named a National PTA School of Excellence. Receiving this distinction signifies that...

Frederick County Public Schools reports preliminary September 30 enrollment of 43,900. This is a net increase of 1,111 students over last year.  “School enrollment...

The number of Frederick County Public Schools’ 2019 graduates who participated in SAT assessments rose significantly compared to 2018. More than 873 additional students to...

Students in Frederick County public schools benefit each year from generous citizen donations through the Community Foundation of Frederick County. This past school year, more t...

The groundbreaking ceremony for the newest Frederick County public elementary school, Urbana, took place this afternoon. Student representatives from grades kindergarten through...

Rock Creek School student representatives and Principal Katie Buckley joined County Executive Jan Gardner, Treasurer of Maryland Nancy Kopp, Board of Education President Brad W....

Public schools across Frederick County will celebrate National School Lunch Week from October 14-18, 2019. The theme, “School Lunch: What’s on Your Playlist,” ...

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Frostburg State University (FSU) nearly $4.1 million over five years for a program called Maryland Accelerates, a partners...

High school sophomores and juniors who attend Frederick County Public Schools may apply to serve as the 2020-2021 Student Member of the Board of Education.  The nomination ...

Frederick County Public Schools seeks nominations for the Veteran in Education Service Award to honor an FCPS employee who has served our nation in the armed forces and provided...

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has recognized 362 National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2019. Among them is Frederick County’s own Urbana High School. Urbana is...

Recent incidents of violence in our community are concerning. I want to remind our students of the Frederick County Public Schools’ philosophy regarding our educational en...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) invites parents of elementary and middle school students to parent-teacher conferences in October.  Wednesday, October 23 and Thur...

High school students who attend a Frederick County public school will soon have a unique opportunity to earn a diploma and an associate degree simultaneously through a new partn...

Frederick County Public Schools’ Mike Franklin has been named one of seven finalists for the 2019-2020 Maryland Teacher of the Year.  This most recent accomplishment ...