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Welcome to College Gardens Elementary School

IB Logo newVision: As a Primary Years Programme school, we will provide an engaging and open-minded learning community where all members collaborate respectfully to challenge and motivate one another within a safe and nurturing environment.

Mission Statement: We develop and support a successful and inclusive environment where all students actively participate in and assume ownership of their learning. As a unified staff and community, we create a rigorous instructional program, which promotes globally minded, creative, confident, and reflective lifelong learners.

About Us


News and Announcements

MCAP(PARCC) Testing Schedule

MCAP (formerly know as PARRC) testing will be beginning the week of April 29th. Please click on the link above to get the dates and times for grades 3rd, 4th and 5th, the grades that will be tested.

4th Grade Spring Choral Concert - April 30th

4th grade will perform it's Spring Choral Concert on April 30th at 7pm in the Richard Montgomery HS Auditorium. For more information including the participation form please click on the link above. 

Kindergarten Orientation - May 23rd & 24th

If you have a child who will be entering Kindergarten in the Fall of 2019 please call the main office at 301-279-8470 to set up an appointment to attend the College Gardens ES Kindergarten Orientation.

2019-2020 School Year CGES Supply List

Click on the link above for the 2019-2020 school year CGES Supply List.

Join the PTA!

Join the CGES PTA and help support our school! Please click on the link above for a membership form and to find all the details about the many wonderful things the PTA does for our school and how you can get involved.

Volunteering at College Gardens - MCPS Mandatory Training

We hope you will be able to volunteer sometime this year whether it is helping in the classroom, participating in a classroom party or chaperoning a field trip. If you do, MCPS has new guidelines regarding volunteering including a MANDATORY ONLINE TRAINING. This training must be completed before you may volunteer in any way at the school. You may do the training online at home or at CGES in the Main Office. Click on the link above for more information.

2017 Individual School Progress Report

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has posted the results of the 2017 Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), and the High School Assessments on the Maryland Report Card (www.mdreportcard.org) website. For more information please click on the link above.