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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 ...

Frederick County Public Schools announces that Daryl Boffman Sr. has accepted the new position of FCPS Executive Director of Public Affairs and will begin this month. A strong a...

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has released results of the newest state assessments and has reported statewide increases in English language arts scores with ...

Frederick County Public Schools announces openings for four parents, a fifth parent to serve as an alternate, and a teacher to serve on this year’s Calendar Committee to f...

Frederick County public schools are preparing to welcome nearly 43,000 students Tuesday, September 3.  Any parent or guardian with a child not yet enrolled should contac...

The Board of Education of Frederick County seeks representatives to serve on its newly forming Racial Equity Committee. The committee’s charge is to make recommendations t...

Frederick County Public Schools renewed its partnership with the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital (GSCNC) to promote anti-bullying and leadership programs. The G...

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 Brunswick, C...

Frederick County Public Schools has promoted Dr. Jamie Aliveto to lead the newly formed System Administration and School Accountability Department (SASA), and Margaret...

Seven teachers from Frederick County Public Schools earned recognition at this year’s Maryland Agriculture Teachers Association (MATA) summer conference this month. From t...

Eleven of 24 local students competing at the 55th Annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference and Championships in Louisville, KY, placed in the top 10. From the ...

With students having completed the school year June 19, and the teachers’ year ending June 20, people often assume that schools are all on summer break. It may come as a s...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) recently renewed a partnership with Nymeo Federal Credit Union. For several years Nymeo has participated in educational programs such as F...