Broad Ford

Elementary School

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Home Of The Bobcats
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Welcome To Broad Ford Elementary!!

2021-2022 Staff Picture

Spring Pictures will be on April 27 (class) and April 28 (individual)!

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 the Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services during the week of March 21, 2022. Parents are asked to complete the survey and return it in the postage paid envelope by May 27, 2022. The survey may also be completed online. Please look for details in your survey packet. Your feedback will help guide efforts to improve special education and related services in your local school system. Your voice can make a real difference for your child and many other children across the state of Maryland. To learn more, please visit
After School Tutoring
We are working hard to provide services for our students who are in quarantine. Here is the virtual link to access tutoring services for students who are quarantined. A teacher will be available Monday-Friday, 3:45pm-4:45pm to answer questions and provide assistance.

Plan for Delivery of Instruction for Individual Students in Quarantine or Isolation

Partners After School

2021-2022 Student Accident Insurance Coverage:

Garrett County Public Schools has selected the Student Insurance Plan from Bob McClosky Insurance to make reliable coverage available to parents. If you don't have other insurance, this plan may be a resource to consider. Additionally, even if you have other coverage, this plan can help fill expensive "gaps" caused by deductibles and copays. Coverage may be purchased at any time during the school year by visiting


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
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 are available at the school as well.

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.