Monifa McKnight Named Middle School Principal of the Year

Monifa McKnight, principal of Ridgeview Middle School, has been named the Maryland Middle School Principal of the Year by the Maryland Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP). Scott Pfeifer, executive director of MASSP, presented the award at a surprise event at the school on Feb. 26.

MS Principal of the Year

National Search Under Way for New Superintendent

The Montgomery County Board of Education is conducting a national search for a new superintendent of schools. As part of the search process, public forums are being held on March 4 and 5 to give parents, staff, students, and community members the opportunity to identify the educational priorities and leadership qualities they would like to see in the next superintendent.

Public Forums

MCPS Annual Report to the Community

The Annual Report to the Community for the 2013-2014 school year tells the story of MCPS—the factors that are driving change in our district; the strategies we are using to close the achievement gap and prepare our students for success in the 21st century; and the operational and student performance data we use to monitor our progress. Read the report to learn more and meet some of our outstanding students and staff who make MCPS what it is today and what it will be in the future.

Annual Report

Making the Call

When it comes to decisions about whether to delay or cancel school, MCPS uses a thorough, careful process that begins when most people are asleep. Watch this video and learn how these decisions are made. 

Weather Decisions

Featured Videos

News in 90 - This Week’s News in English and Spanish

Matsunaga ES Celebrates Lunar New Year

Education Matters: Superintendent Search

Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers

MCPS Students Experience the Arts

Behind the Scenes in MCPS

The Strategic Planning Framework

Superintendent Asks for Increase in School Construction Budget


Meet Teacher Angie Fish from Northwest HS 

Superintendent Search

Learn more about the search for a new superintendent for MCPS and how you can provide input.

Child Abuse and Neglect

Learn more about MCPS policy and about the work of the Child Abuse and Neglect Work Group.


Learn more about the new state assessments being given this year in English and math.