Spark M. Matsunaga Elementary School opened its doors in the fall of 2001 and is the home of the Geckos. Matsunaga Elementary is located in Germantown, Maryland and is part of the Northwest Cluster. It is one of the largest elementary schools in the Montgomery County Public School System. Our mission is to create an engaging and supporting environment where students feel hope and the desire to persevere. Students will become critical thinkers and problem-solvers by working collaboratively to become successful life-long learners in the 21st century.