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 public.info@garrettcountyschools.org, and you will receive a response.

There have been 70 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Garrett County.

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

Early Childhood/Elementary

Instruction: Early Childhood/ Elementary

Garrett County Public Schools operates elementary grade Pre-Kindergarten through grade five instructional programs for students in eight schools. The elementary curriculum is aligned with the Common Core State Standards.  The elementary school programs place high priority on development of basic skills, as well as challenging each student to reach the maximum of his/her potential.  The elementary school programs provide students with activities designed to meet each child's physical, social and intellectual development. 

Elementary-Middle Gifted and Talented Parent Guardian Nomination Form