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2015-2016 Budget Planning

The 2015-2016 Budget Planning website contains information on budget basics and a budget blog, updated with timely information on school board discussions regarding the budget.

School Start Times

Updated on 11/24/14 - MCPS administration will research later school start times for secondary students.

MCPS Mobile

The MCPS app, MCPS Mobile, is available for download on Android and Apple.

Free & Reduced Lunch

Online application for Free & Reduced Lunch.

Six Year Plan

Through a community planning process, the School Board has adopted a new motto - "Engage, Encourage, Empower" and has adopted a new Six Year Plan.


Add money to your child's lunch account online.

Safety and Security

Safety and security measures in MCPS.

Press Room

Montgomery County Public Schools’ Communication Excellence Rewarded

MCPS earned two awards in the 2014 Chespra communications contest, including the top award of excellence for the 13-14 budget planning website. Awards were presented by the Chesapeake Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association.

MCPS Seeks Parent Input on School Start Times

MCPS released a parent survey to gather input on school start times and student sleep cycles.

College Application Week Begins at MCPS High Schools

All four high schools in Montgomery County will celebrate College Application Week. Each high school will host a unique event where students can receive individual assistance and apply to college at no cost to them.

2015-16 Budget Planning Website: Visual, Informative, Interactive

As planning begins for the 2015-2016 budget, MCPS has created a new budget planning website.

Graduation Dates Set for the Class of 2015

Graduation dates for all Montgomery County high schools for 2015 will be held on the weekend of May 23, 2015.

Montgomery County Outscores the State and National Average on the SAT

Montgomery County’s students planning to graduate in 2014 scored higher than their statewide and nationwide peers on every section of the SAT, ranking as the tenth highest school division in the state.

The Transcript Highway: No More Scrambling for High School Transcripts

Montgomery County Public Schools is participating in a state pilot program with Parchment, an eTranscript program that will allow current students to send their high school transcripts online to their college of choice safely and free.

MCPS Receives $100,000 School Security Grant

Montgomery County Public Schools received $100,000 in the 2014 General Assembly’s School Security Equipment competitive grant program, to be put towards improvements in four schools in the district.

Gilbert Linkous Recognized for Academic Excellence

Gilbert Linkous Elementary School was named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2014. The award recognizes excellence in academics.

Most MCPS Schools Fully Accredited

Fourteen schools in Montgomery County will receive full accreditation by the state, as indicated by 2013-2014 testing scores. Eastern Montgomery High School and Auburn High School have moved to fully accredited status.

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