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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...

Frederick County Public Schools announces free summer meals-to-go locations, dates and times for children up to and including age 18. It is not necessary for children to be pres...

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 (...

“The Class of 2020 is among the groups of heroes deserving celebration for sacrifices made during the COVID-19 pandemic,” says Frederick County Public Schools Superi...

The Board of Education of Frederick County has extended the deadline for applications for a Frederick County Public Schools retiree to fill the vacancy announced last month on i...

Frederick County Public Schools announces the names of the six winners in the 2020 Support Employees of the Year program for outstanding achievement in their categories.  ...

For excellence in its Project Lead the Way biomedical sciences program, the Frederick County Public Schools Career and Technology Center (CTC) is one of 143 high schools honored...

The U.S. News and World Report has released its 2020 ranking of America’s high schools, with Urbana High placing in Maryland’s top 10. In addition, of the 212 Maryla...

In accordance with State Superintendent Dr. Karen B. Salmon's directive today, all Maryland public schools including Frederick County public schools will remain closed for t...

UPDATE May 15, 2020: Service is added at Linganore High and Urbana High, bringing the total to 29 schools offering outdoor Wi-Fi. Frederick County Public Schools is offering ...

Starting Monday, May 11, Frederick County Public Schools will add meals-to-go service at the Centerville Elementary parking lot, 3601 Carriage Hill Drive, Frederick, MD, and dis...

The Frederick County Public Schools meals-to-go service does not require anyone to fill out a Free and Reduced-Price Meals (FARM) benefits application. However, qualifying for t...