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 72 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Garrett County.

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

Northern Garrett

High School

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Slider image 1 of 2. 2014 Blue Ribbon School
US News and World Report Awards 2017 & 2018
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Mission Statement

The mission of Northern Garrett High School is to embrace our local heritage while creating twenty-first century, career and college-ready citizens. In a safe and caring environment, each student is challenged to develop personal excellence through varied curricular and extracurricular activities tailored to meet his or her individual needs. We acknowledge that the success of education depends upon the combined efforts of teachers, administrators, students, parents, and the community. Therefore, we are committed to the task of making our school a center of awareness and learning, which will prepare students for a continuous, life-long education.