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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...

Students in Top 300 Nationwide

September 19, 2018

Two Frederick County Public Schools students who advanced from the 2018 countywide Science and Engineering Fair have achieved nationwide semifinalist status among the Broadcom M...

UPDATE: The 2018 Marching Band Festival has been rescheduled to Monday, October 22, due to rain. The Frederick County Public Schools’ 2018 Marching Band Festival featur...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) and the Frederick County Public Library system (FCPL) are natural partners. FCPS Superintendent Dr. Terry Alban and FCPL Director James Ke...

Under sunny skies with temperatures in the comfortable 70s but projected to reach the low 90s, Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) opened all schools on schedule today, the f...

Frederick County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Terry Alban met with American Computer Development, Inc. (ACDi) President and CEO William Hornbaker today to accept a generous...

Frederick County Public Schools is one of only 26 school districts in the US and Canada to receive the National Procurement Institute (NPI) 2018 Achievement of Excellence in Pro...

The Maryland Center for School Safety recently honored Frederick County Public Schools’ Superintendent Dr. Terry Alban, FCPS Security and Emergency Management Supervisor S...

Grant Application Process

August 21, 2018

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...

Frederick County public schools are preparing to welcome 43,000 students Tuesday, September 4. Any parent or guardian with a child not yet enrolled should contact the local s...

Frederick County Public Schools and Eliminating Achievement Gaps, Inc. invite all FCPS families to the CommUNITY Resource Fair, a countywide back-to-school community night on Th...

Each year generous Frederick County businesses and citizens help local children start school with the necessary supplies that some families are unable to provide. This year the ...

The Board of Education of Frederick County announces vacancies on its Family Life Advisory Committee. Representatives to serve two-year terms are needed from the Linganore an...

Eleven of 25 students from the Frederick County Public Schools’ Career and Technology Center (CTC) recently placed in the national top ten at the 54th annual SkillsUSA Nat...

Frederick County Public Schools is upgrading its FindOutFirst (FOF) email and texting communication service. Parents will no longer need to update their children’s grade l...

Frederick County Public Schools recently signed a partnership agreement with the Asian American Center of Frederick (AACF). AACF provides critical community services throughout ...

Frederick County Public Schools is partnering with the Holly Hills Country Club to provide a venue for school system events. The partnership supports FCPS goals to strategically...