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 133 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Garrett County.

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


Elementary School

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Welcome to Accident Elementary School

Staff Directory Link


Back to School Orientation Schedule 2020-2021

Tuesday, September 8th 10:30-8:00
Wednesday, September 9th 10:30-6:00
Thursday, September 10th 8:00-3:36
Friday, September 11th 8:00-3:36
Parents will be notified with appointment times.
Virtual Session are also available.


At Accident Elementary, students, staff, parents and community members work together to provide a safe, supportive and challenging environment to ensure all students have the necessary skills to be prepared for college and careers.


In collaboration with parents and community members, it is our mission to provide students at Accident Elementary opportunities to develop 21st Century Skills such as collaboration and teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving, creativity and imagination, communication and compassion in a rigourous, relevant and safe environment.