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Career and Technology Center (CTC) Principal Michael Concepcion is the Frederick County Public Schools’ finalist for the Washington Post’s Principal of the Year Awar...

The 2020 Frederick County Public Schools' All-County High School Music Festival and All-County Middle School Music Festival are fast approaching. “Please mark ...

On Tuesday, January 14, the Frederick County Council confirmed Rae Gallagher as a member of the Board of Education of Frederick County.  Ms. Gallagher fills the remainder o...

All county schools that serve students in second through fourth grade—public and private—will have access to Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) 2020-21 Magnet Pr...

Frederick County Public Schools’ Advanced Academics Supervisor Dr. Jessica Reinhard and teacher specialists Mark Elias, Heather Kehr and Charlotte Landahl will each receiv...

Maryland’s statewide 2019 Excellence in Teaching About Agriculture Award goes to Frederick County Public Schools’ teacher Karl Kidd.  Today, the Maryland Agr...

Frederick County Public Schools announces three openings for parents to serve on the Calendar Committee to form the proposed 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school-year calendars. The o...

Academic Tournament teams from all 10 Frederick County public high schools are preparing for heated competition in matches to take place Fridays at Frederick High.  All mat...

FCPS Earns Budget Award

December 31, 2019

Frederick County Public Schools has earned the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) Pathway to the Meritorious Budget Award for the 2019-2020 budget yea...

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...