The 2016-17 school year officially begins on Monday, Aug. 29 for students in grades kindergarten through 12. Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) expects to welcome more than 26,500 students this school year. Students enrolled in the prekindergarten and three-year-old program start school on Tuesday, Sept. 6.
Dates for the coming school year are available on the CCPS website in the 2016-17 Parent Handbook/Calendar at http://www.ccboe.com/aboutus/calendar/201617CCPSCalendar.pdf.
Students and staff members will receive a copy of the calendar during the first week of school. To ensure all students and staff receive a calendar, community requests will not be honored until after the first two weeks of school.
For additional back to school information, including open house and orientation dates and times, visit the CCPS press releases section of the website at http://www.ccboe.com/pr/.
Charles County Public Schools provides 26,300 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 36 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.
The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Dr. Patricia Vaira, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Pamela K. Murphy, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 coordinator (employees/ adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event.