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Middle school students are preparing to solve math challenges during the 30th annual countywide MATHCOUNTS Open competition on Saturday, January 4, with some moving on to the MA...

Frederick County Public Schools’ Behavioral Health and Student Services Supervisor Janet Shipman is proud to announce that the Maryland School Counselor Association has on...

Frederick County Public Schools is accepting nominations for the Washington Post Principal of the Year award until Friday, January 10 at 3 p.m. The Washington Post Educational F...

Frederick County Public Schools will restrict out-of-district transfers at 32 schools in the 2020-2021 school year, in accordance with FCPS Regulation 400-78.  Based on ...

Frederick County Public Schools’ students and staff will celebrate the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at a free special event Thursday, January 9, ...

The Board of Education of Frederick County adopted the 2020-2021 academic calendar at its regular meeting last night. Having received a high volume of feedback from the three dr...

BOE Elects Officers

December 11, 2019

Today the Board of Education of Frederick County held a meeting to elect officers for the coming year. Brad W. Young was re-elected BOE president, and Jonathan (Jay) Mason was e...

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...