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, 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.

Route 40

Elementary School

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Working with Bees
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Working in the Garden
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Pre-K Blue Day
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Third Grade at Hickory
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Route 40 Home

Our school motto is “Route 40 students work together to solve problems and make a difference.” Our PBIS mantra is Respectful, Responsible, and Safe. We strongly believe there is no limit to what can be achieved when we work towards this ideal.
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When you drive by Route 40 you can see a message from our staff!

COVID April 3, 2020 Packet Pick Up and Drop Off
All parents are permitted to travel to schools to pick up and drop off educational materials. Teachers have contacted parents and determined times for the exchange of the materials. Any parent dropping off packets must make sure names are on the child's papers and place them in the grade level boxes outside the main front doors. Please place the lid back on the box to ensure that papers do not blow away. Packets with the child's name will be on the table that is outside the main doors at the time given to the child's teacher as the pick up time. NO ONE will be permitted to enter the building for any reason.
Office Hours and Phone Numbers
Please call the following number 301-334-8900 and then enter the extension number beside the person's name below. If a number is not provided below, email the teacher to get that information.
First Name, Last Name Office Hours Extension Email
Candy Maust8:00 - 4:00 5248
Donna Deal10:00 - 12:00 5249
Shannon Miller9:00 - 11:00 5255
Jencene Tice8:00 - 10:00 5257
Penny Lapp8:00 -10:00 5265
Kyler Clise 8:00 - 10:00 5289
Mitchell Hall1:00 -3:00 5293
Laura Bolden9:00 - 11:00 5317
Ashley Forrest11:00 - 12:00, 4:30 - 5:30 5323
Deb Nicklin 9:00 - 11:00 5445
Twila Maust 10:00 - 12:00 5444
Connie Glotfelty 10:00 - 12:00