Francis Scott Key MS

An International Baccalaureate
World School


Middle Years Programme (MYP)

Middle Years Programmer (MYP)The Middle Years Programme is one of three programmes offered by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).

MYP is a flexible instructional framework that encourages students to become critical thinkers, life-long learners, and responsible global citizens. We offer the IB Middle Years Programme to all students in Grades 6-8.

About MYP /  MYP Handbook 

Important Announcements



This school year, myMCPS Parent Portal will replace Edline as the primary home-to-school communication vehicle for schools to share information regarding grades, attendance, scheduling, and more. The myMCPS Parent Portal will be for teachers, parents, and students in grades 6 through 12!  Click the link below to lean how to access and navigate through the new MYMCPS Parent Portal





News and Announcements


Pre order your 2017-2018 Francis Scott Key MS Yearbook for $25.00.  After January 1, 2018, the price goes up to $30.00.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Griffin, Yearbook Sponsor. Click  here for order form.  

Excel Beyond the Bell Program (EBB)

Welcome to Excel Beyond the Bell! Our Excel Beyond the Bell Collaborative is a public-private partnership created by the Collaboration Council to inspire our youth to realize their full potential by offering safe, quality and accessible out-of-school time programs. Together with the Montgomery County Recreation

Maryland Immunization Requirements

The Maryland mandatory immunization requirements will change next year when your student enters Grade Seven.  See flyer for more information.

2017 Summer Packets

Francis Scott Key Middle School  expects all students to read during the summer because we are committed to the continued academic success of our students.   Click on link for Summer Reading Packet     2017 Summer Reading Packet

School Year Information

Below are several items of interest for the beginning of the 2017 - 2018 school year: School Supply List 2017   Social Gathering Flyer 2017

Community Letter from Mr. Coleman, Principal

Click here to see Principal Coleman's letter to the community.  Community Letter - English & Spanish

2016 Francis Scott Key MS Progress Report

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has posted the results of the 2016 Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), Maryland School  Assessment, and High School Assessments on the Maryland Report Card website ( ). Click to view Francis Scott Key


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