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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.

 Parent Portal

Access your child's grades online.

Safety and Security

Safety and security measures in MCPS.

Board Docs

Upcoming meeting information for the Montgomery County School Board.

Press Room

Division-Wide Lockdown Drill on Sept. 24 at 9:15 a.m.

All schools in Montgomery County participated in a lockdown drill beginning at 9:15 a.m. on Sept. 24.

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.

Winning Choices Week Begins September 15

Each year, the division sets aside one week to specifically highlight character education activities. This annual event is called Winning Choices Week and this year's events will begin on September 15.

MCPS Launches Mobile App, MCPS Mobile

Montgomery County Public Schools launched an official mobile app titled MCPS Mobile. The app is designed to enable parents, students and community members to easily access the information that they need and to stay informed on important issues.

Policy for Providing Free or Reduced Price Meals

Families who meet federal income guidelines can apply for free or reduced price meals for students.

Engage, Encourage, Empower: MCPS Unveils New Motto

“Engage, Encourage, Empower” is the new motto for Montgomery County Public Schools. The motto, along with updated mission and vision statements, was adopted after the community-oriented six year planning process.

Garretson Named Principal at Christiansburg Middle

Jason Garretson is recommended as principal at Christiansburg Middle School. Garretson will begin his new duties immediately, and will officially be appointed by the school board on August 5.

Rivendell and Independence Secondary to Change Locations

Independence Secondary School and Rivendell will move to the lower building at Old Christiansburg Middle School.

EMHS Aide Selected as Support Staff Employee of the Year

Tina Sarver, special education aide at Eastern Montgomery High School, was announced as the Montgomery County Public Schools 2014 Support Staff Employee of the Year.

Director of Special Education Announced

Patricia Nelson, Ed.D., was named the Director of Special Education for Montgomery County Public Schools at the May 20 School Board meeting.

Three Schools Recognized by Department of Education

Three Montgomery County schools were recognized by the Virginia Department of Education in the Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) Incentive Program.

Kipps Music Teacher Selected as Teacher of the Year

Glen Chilcote, music teacher at Kipps Elementary School, was announced as the Montgomery County Public Schools 2014 Teacher of the Year.

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