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Find out what's happening around Charles County Public Schools.  

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Elementary Redistricting

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Charles County Public Schools is starting a comprehensive elementary school redistricting process that will create an attendance zone for Elementary School No. 23.

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Substance Abuse Awareness and Prevention

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CCPS has many efforts in place to combat substance abuse through ongoing education, counseling and prevention. Check out the resources available to help families address these issues with their children.

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Come see the show!

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New Theatre Pathway

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CCPS is launching a theatre pathway at Maurice J. McDonough High School for students who will enter ninth grade in the fall.

The pathway is open to students who have an interest in theater performance, theater design and production. The application opens on Dec. 6 and an informational night will be held on Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at McDonough.

Learn more about the pathway and how to apply


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COVID-19 federal funding for Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief.

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Upcoming Events

Latest Video Feature

Into the Woods

Get showtimes and a sneak peek of La Plata High School's classic fall musical.
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Charlotte's Web

Check out the preview for St. Charles High School's fall production based on the classic children's book.
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It's Academic 2023

Watch the yearly It's Academic Competition held between the seven Charles County high schools; Henry E. Lackey, La Plata, Maurice J. McDonough,  North Point, St. Charles, Thomas Stone and Westlake High Schools.
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Board Work Session

Watch the Charles County Board of Education's November 27, 2023 work session. 
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Legislative Breakfast

A meeting of the Charles County Board of Education, Charles County Commissioners and state delegates representing Charles County.
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At a glance


27,598 Students


22 elementary, 9 middle, 7 high schools and 5 educational centers


31 Career Technical Education programs


3,755 Employees, largest employer in Charles County


Total Operating Budget is $480 million. Cost per pupil is $17,591