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 46 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Garrett County.

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

Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Aug 3 2020
MPSSAA Fall and Winter Competition Seasons Postponed

Aug 3, 2020 at 1:37pm, Public Information Office

High school 2020 fall and winter competition season postponed during the first semester.

GCPS Recovery and Reopening Plan Released

Aug 3, 2020 at 7:36am, Public Information Office

Garrett County Public Schools is pleased to release the GCPS Recovery and Reopening Plan.

Jul 30 2020
A Letter to GCPS Parents/Guardians from Superintendent Barbara Baker

Jul 30, 2020 at 4:07pm, Public Information Office

GCPS will open for the first nine weeks in a red phase, consisting of virtual instruction in which students will engage in learning from home via the Schoology learning management system.

Garrett County Public Schools Will Begin the 2020-2021 School Year Virtually

Jul 30, 2020 at 11:50am, Public Information Office

The Garrett County Board of Education recently decided that student instruction for the first term of the 2020-21 school year, which begins Tuesday, September 8, will occur in a virtual format.

Jul 28 2020
Garrett County Board of Education Meeting Live Stream 07-28-2020

Jul 28, 2020 at 7:11pm, Public Information Office

Live stream of the Garrett County Board of Education meeting on July 28, 2020.

Jul 22 2020
Save a Visit from a Census Taker - Complete Your Census Form Today

Jul 22, 2020 at 9:57am, Public Information Office

Please complete the 2020 Census.

Jul 21 2020
Board of Education Meeting - July 28, 2020

Jul 21, 2020 at 9:04am, Public Information Office

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, July 28, 2020.

July 28, 2020 Board of Education Meeting

Jul 21, 2020 at 8:49am, Board of Education

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, July 28, 2020.

Jul 16 2020
GCPS Reopening Message from Barbara Baker, Superintendent of Garrett County Public Schools

Jul 16, 2020 at 6:48pm, Public Information Office

Superintendent Baker's reopening message.

GCPS Will Not Pursue an In-Person Graduation Ceremony

Jul 16, 2020 at 6:17pm, Public Information Office

GCPS will not pursue an in-person graduation ceremony on July 25, 2020.

GCPS Addresses COVID-19 As We Return to School for 2020-2021

Jul 16, 2020 at 3:50pm, Public Information Office

GCPS addresses COVID-19 and the return to school for 2020-21.

Food Service Vehicle Running Late to Some Meal Sites - July 16, 2020

Jul 16, 2020 at 11:06am, Public Information Office

July 16, 2020 - Food service vehicle running late to some meal sites.

GCPS Announces Calendar Revision in Response to COVID-19

Jul 16, 2020 at 7:23am, Public Information Office

The Garrett County Board of Education voted at its recent meeting to postpone the start of school to September 8, 2020.

Jul 15 2020
GCPS Announces an Update from the Food & Nutrition Office

Jul 15, 2020 at 4:05pm, Public Information Office

Update from Food and Nutrition Services regarding meal services.

Garrett County Internet Coverage and Quality Survey

Jul 15, 2020 at 3:43pm, Public Information Office

Internet coverage and quality survey.