September 8, 2020 is the first day of school for the GCPS students.

The GCPS central office will be closed to the public until further notice. Anyone with a question or concern may contact, and you will receive a response.

There have been 52 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Garrett County.

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

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News and Information

Board of Education Meeting - August 11, 2020 - Revised Times

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Public session will begin at 7:00 PM.

Aug 6, 2020 at 1:28pm, Public Information Office

GCPS Continues to Prepare for the Virtual Opening of the 2020-2021 School Year

Garrett County Public Schools adopted Schoology as its learning management system for the start of the 2020-21 school year.

Aug 6, 2020 at 1:14pm, Public Information Office

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) Page Updated Daily

Garrett County Public Schools has developed a process to update our FAQ page every day.

Aug 6, 2020 at 8:54am, Public Information Office

Garrett County Schools' JumpStart 20-21 Summer Program is Underway

JumpStart 20-21 summer program is now in full swing.

Aug 6, 2020 at 7:35am, Public Information Office

Health Department Schedules Back to School Immunization Clinics

The Garrett County Health Department reminds parents of the following required vaccines for school students.

Aug 5, 2020 at 9:17am, Public Information Office

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Central Office
40 South Second Street
Oakland, MD 21550
8:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday
Phone 301.334.8900 Fax 301.334.7621

Web Accessibility

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.

Contact Information

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.