All GCPS schools will be closed for the remainder of the school year (June 11, 2020).

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 24 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Garrett County.

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

Swan Meadow

K-8 School

Recognitions & Outreach

School Recognitions

  • 2015 Collected Most Pounds of Food for "The Kids Helping Kids Food and Fund Drive"
  • 2014 Green School Re-Certification
  • 2012 Maryland Council on Economic Education State Poster Contest Winner
  • 2010 MSA Middle School Scores Ranked 5th in State by Baltimore Sun
  • 2010 Green School Re-Certification
  • Maryland School Performance Recognition for the 2009 Maryland State Assessments
  • 2009 Maryland Exemplary Reading Program School
  • 2009 ALTA Award for Maryland Traditions
  • 2003 - 2013 Kids Helping Kids Food Drive State Recognition

Student Recognitions

  • Young Authors Contest County & State Winners
  • State Finalist for the Letters About Literature Contest

Special Projects & Activities

  • Extending Sustainable Produce Production w/Low Tunnel System
  • Schoolyard Garden
  • Schoolyard Wildflower Meadow
  • Monarch Weigh Station
  • Camp Hickory Nature Hall & Planetarium Visits
  • Middle School Home Arts & Woodworking
  • Annual Harvest Sale
  • School Christmas Program
  • Living History Program
  • Character Education Program

Community Outreach

  • Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Packing
  • Kids Helping Kids Food Drive
  • St. Jude’s Math-A-Thon
  • Valentine Love Gifts & Cards
  • Nursing Home Visits
  • Compassion Child Sponsorship
  • Project Linus Blanket Donations