Garrett County Board of Education voted on February 2, 2021, to accept the Superintendent’s plan for the return to in-person learning. March 1: PK, K, Gr 1, and identified students return full days on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays. Wednesday is an asynchronous day. March 15: Grades 2-12 return full days on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays. Wednesday is an asynchronous day.

Anyone with a question or concern may contact public.info@garrettcountyschools.org, and you will receive a response.

There have been 1,844 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Garrett County. Current metrics from the Garrett County Health Department are: 7-Day Positivity Percentage: 1.59%; 7-Day Case Rate Per 100,000: 1.48

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