Garrett County Board of Education voted on February 2, 2021, to accept the Superintendent’s plan for the return to in-person learning. March 1: PK, K, Gr 1, and identified students return full days on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays. Wednesday is an asynchronous day. March 15: Grades 2-12 return full days on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays. Wednesday is an asynchronous day.

Anyone with a question or concern may contact, and you will receive a response.

There have been 1,847 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Garrett County. Current metrics from the Garrett County Health Department are: 7-Day Positivity Percentage: 2.36%; 7-Day Case Rate Per 100,000: 2.46

Please continue to check our website and the GCPS Coronavirus Updates page for more information.

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Board of Education Meeting - March 9, 2021

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.

Mar 2, 2021 at 11:19am, Public Information Office

GCPS Announces Procedures for Inclement Weather

GCPS would like to remind students, parents, and families about the announcements during inclement weather with the start of in-person learning.

Feb 26, 2021 at 1:57pm, Public Information Office

Comments Requested on a Proposed School Calendar for 2021-2022

A proposed school calendar for the 2021-22 school year was presented to the Garrett County Board of Education at its February 9, 2021, meeting.

Feb 25, 2021 at 1:23pm, Public Information Office

Garrett County Board of Education Meeting Live Stream 02-23-2021

Live stream of the Garrett County Board of Education meeting on February 23, 2021.

Feb 23, 2021 at 4:35pm, Public Information Office

MSDE Special Education Parent Involvement Survey

Parents or guardians of children receiving special education and related services will be mailed the Maryland Special Education Parent Involvement Survey from MSDE.

Feb 23, 2021 at 3:00pm, Public Information Office

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Garrett County Public Schools (GCPS) is committed to providing a website that is accessible to individuals with disabilities in compliance with the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

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GCPS continues to improve the accessibility of this site as new technology and opportunities emerge. We welcome your questions and suggestions to guide our efforts. If you experience any difficulty in accessing a GCPS website due to a disability, or for any reason, you may file a complaint.

For information of how to file a Section 504 complaint, please see Policy/Procedure ACEA.