The Garrett County Board of Education voted on November 10, 2020 to move students to a red, fully virtual learning model beginning Thursday, November 12, 2020, and continuing until at least Thursday, December 10, 2020. GCPS is also cancelling all in-person extra-curricular activities, athletic events, and practices effective immediately.

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

There have been 684 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Garrett County.

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

Broad Ford

Elementary School

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Home Of The Bobcats
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Slider image 4 of 4. Broad Ford Staff 20-21

Welcome To Broad Ford Elementary!!

Broad Ford Staff 20-21

Broad Ford Staff Directory/Extensions

Teachers can be reached between 12:40-1:30 PM. Dial 301-334-8900, and then you will be prompted to enter the staff member's extension. E-mails are also included. Administration is available from 8-4 daily.

Title I Family Night!!!!!


Holiday Dinner and Logo Event Flyer



State and Federal laws require that the Garrett County Public Schools provide free and appropriate educational programs for all children with disabilities living in Garrett County.
Services, which can be provided by the Board of Education, include evaluation and direct services in speech and language therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, developmental skills for preschools and academic help for children of school age. These services are provided through the Special Education programs to all students who qualify.
If you know of any individuals with a disability ages birth through twenty-one years of age who are not receiving educational programs, please contact:
Dr. Chelsie Manges
Interim Director of Special Education
Garrett County Public Schools
40 South Second Street
Oakland, MD 21550
Ms. Deneice Crites
Birth to Five Coordinator
Garrett County Public Schools
40 South Second Street
Oakland, MD 21550




Meal Applications

Parents may complete the meal application process online via the following link:
Paper copies will be available at the school as well.

Food and Nutrition Update!!!!!!

Virtual Learning Days Meals (VLDM) for students learning from home will be distributed at the following locations:

Eastern Garrett Fire Hall - 401 Finzel Rd - Tuesdays at 5:00- 5:15 p.m.
Bittinger Fire Hall - 176 Brenneman Road- Tuesdays at 5:45 - 6:00 p.m.
Swanton Otterbein United Methodist Church - 3443 Swanton Road - Tuesdays at 6:25 - 6:40 p.m.
Deer Park Town Hall - 100 Oak Street- Tuesdays at 6:50 - 7:05 p.m.
Grantsville Elementary - 120 Grant Street -Tuesdays at 5:00 - 5:15 p.m.
Friendsville Elementary-- 841 First Avenue- Tuesdays at 5:40 - 5:55 p.m.
Hickory Environmental Center (Northern Middle’s bus loop) - 604 Pride Parkway -Tuesdays at 6:15 - 6:30 p.m.
Garrett College- Parking Lot A, 685 Mosser Road -Tuesdays at 6:50 - 7:05 p.m.
Dennett Road Educational Complex -770 Dennett Road -Tuesdays at 5:00- 5:30 p.m.
Liberty Mews - 451 Liberty Street -Tuesdays at 5:00 - 5:15 p.m.
Crellin United Methodist Church -57 Crellin Street - Tuesdays at 5:30 - 5:45 p.m.
Deer Park - 198 Frank Custer Drive -Tuesdays at 6:05 - 6:20 p.m.
Gorman Fire Hall -270 Gorman Rd -Tuesdays at 6:40 - 6:55 p.m.
Bloomington- 276 North Branch Avenue -Tuesdays at 5:00 - 5:15 p.m.
Kitzmiller - 290 W. Main Street -Tuesdays at 5:45 - 6:00 p.m.
Loch Lynn - Loch Lynn Town Hall -Tuesdays at 6:25 - 6:40 p.m.
Wednesday distribution sites:
Dennett Road Educational Complex -770 Dennett Road -Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Northern High School - 86 Pride Parkway -Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
We will not be sending meals home with A/B students on Tuesday or Friday, it is too much for kids to carry.






Mission Statement

Broad Ford Elementary staff aspires to unfold studnet potential by using teaching practices that are reflective and responsive based on student needs. We will provide an atmosphere of safety, teamwork and mutual respect among staff, students, family, and community.

Vision Statement

Our vision at Broad Ford Elementary is, through a collaborative effort, to prepare our students to respect core values, become creative problem-solvers through critical thinking skills, to become lifelong learners and positive contributors to society.