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


Mrs. Connie Uphold

Teaching Principal - Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd Grades,

Mrs. Uphold brings experience in strong leadership that is focused on providing high quality instruction while maintaining a safe, conservative environment that supports all students in growing academically and personally.

Mrs. Erica Foley

3rd-5th grades,

Mrs. Foley often facilitates reading and writing workshops for teachers throughout the district. Her strong literacy background assists her with assessing and meeting students’ diverse literacy needs.

Mrs. Elizabeth Rees Gilbert

6th-8th grades,

Mrs. Gilbert was the 2002-03 Garrett County Teacher of the Year and was a 2011 MSDE Master Teacher for Middle School English/Language Arts. She is also a past-president of Garrett Reading Council.

Mrs. Arlene Lantz

K-8th Grade Math,

Mrs. Lantz is also our Technology Resource Teacher. She organizes and presents at the Living History Program, is a FIRST LEGO League (FLL) and a FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Coach, is a 4-H Organizational Leader, and is actively involved in her church.

Mrs. Becky Heath

Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd Grades,