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Ring Factory Elementary School Students Score Big in Stock Market Game
Ring Factory Elementary School Students Score Big in Stock Market Game
A team of fourth-grade students from Ring Factory Elementary School won first place at the regional level for elementary schools while participating in thi...
5th Grade Students Participate in NASA Virtual Classroom Connection
5th Grade Students Participate in NASA Virtual Classroom Connection
Joppatowne Elementary and Ring Factory Elementary participated in the NASA Virtual Classroom Connection on Tuesday, April 16th.  Students in 5th grade...
High School Athletes Greet Elementary School Students to Start Their Day
High School Athletes Greet Elementary School Students to Start Their Day
What does an elementary school do to excite kids about coming to school?  They reach out to the area’s high school athletic department, of cours...
High School Athletes Join Elementary School Block Parties!
High School Athletes Join Elementary School Block Parties!
Edgewood High School and Edgewood Elementary School School is an exciting place where students are challenged to meet a variety of goals in areas that wil...
2024 HCPS Hall of Fame Inductee: Terri Wainwright
2024 HCPS Hall of Fame Inductee: Terri Wainwright
Terri Wainwright, English Teacher and Mentor Teacher 27 Years of Service to HCPS (1977-1980, 1988-2012)   Ms. Terri Wainwright received both her Ba...
Emmorton Elementary School Students Successfully Name Local Tributary
Emmorton Elementary School Students Successfully Name Local Tributary
A dedicated group of students from Emmorton Elementary School successfully oversaw an initiative to develop a name for an unnamed tributary that runs along...
Tracy Papinchock Named Finalist for School Librarian of the Year
Tracy Papinchock Named Finalist for School Librarian of the Year
We are excited to announce Tracy Papinchock, Librarian at Patterson Mill Middle/High School has been named a FINALIST for Maryland School Librarian of the ...
Ring Factory Elementary Green Club students propagated and donated plants to Brightview Assisted Living
Ring Factory Elementary Green Club students propagated and donated plants to Brightview Assisted Living
Ring Factory Elementary School Green Club students propagated plants with Green Club teachers Amber Seyler, Angie Prevette, and Sharon Miller. Plants were ...
Fifth grade engineers from Homestead-Wakefield earn 2nd place at the Maryland Engineering Straw Bridge Challenge
Fifth grade engineers from Homestead-Wakefield earn 2nd place at the Maryland Engineering Straw Bridge Challenge
Under the guidance of fifth grade teachers, Mrs. Kristin Hennessey and Mrs. Katie Smith, and GT teacher Mrs. Verna Hiser, about 60 fifth grade engineers at...

CALENDAR

MAY 29
North Harford High School Commencement
The North Harford commencement will be held at 6:00 p.m. at APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College at 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, MD 21015
MAY 29
Joppatowne High School Commencement
The Joppatowne commencement will be held at 1:00 p.m. at APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College at 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, MD 21015. Joppatowne High will dismiss students at 10:30 a.m.
MAY 30
Bel Air High School Commencement
The Bel Air commencement will be held at 6:00 p.m. at APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College at 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, MD 21015
MAY 30
Fallston High School Commencement
The Fallston commencement will be held at 1:00 p.m. at APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College at 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, MD 21015. Fallston High will dismiss students at 10:30 a.m.
MAY 31
Harford Technical High School Commencement
The Harford Tech commencement will be held at 6:00 p.m. at APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College at 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, MD 21015
MAY 31
Havre de Grace High School Commencement
The Havre de Grace commencement will be held at 1:00 p.m. at APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College at 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, MD 21015. Havre de Grace High will dismiss students at 10:30 a.m.
JUNE 01
Administration of the SAT
JUNE 03
Scheduled Last Day of School for PreK Students (if NO inclement weather make-up days are used.)
JUNE 05
Scheduled Last Day of School for Students (K-11) (if NO inclement weather make-up days are used.)
JUNE 06
Inclement Weather Make-up Date 1
JUNE 06
Professional Development (contingent on student's last day)
JUNE 06
Scheduled Last Day of School for Teachers (if NO inclement weather make-up days are used.)

FACTS AND FIGURES

HCPS Facts and Figures
38,063 Total Enrollment as of September 30, 2022. 88.7% Graduation rate for the class of 2022. 5,645.1 Total Employees for the 2023-2024 school year. 7 Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools. These schools are recognized by the Maryland State Department of Education(MSDE), which exhibit high performance and significant improvement in student achievement. 311 School teachers hired in 2022 between October 16, 2021 and October 15, 2022. 72% of HCPS teachers have a master's or doctorate. 19 Green Schools, recognized by the Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education. These schools have made a commitment to reduce environmental impact. 2,142 total classrooms. There are 79.4 instructional staff per 1,000 students in 188 total buildings.
HCPS Facts and Figures
38,063 Total Enrollment as of September 30, 2022. 88.7% Graduation rate for the class of 2022. 5,645.1 Total Employees for the 2023-2024 school year. 7 Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools. These schools are recognized by the Maryland State Department of Education(MSDE), which exhibit high performance and significant improvement in student achievement. 311 School teachers hired in 2022 between October 16, 2021 and October 15, 2022. 72% of HCPS teachers have a master's or doctorate. 19 Green Schools, recognized by the Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education. These schools have made a commitment to reduce environmental impact. 2,142 total classrooms. There are 79.4 instructional staff per 1,000 students in 188 total buildings.

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