Schools open September 5 for the 2017-18 school year

Schools open September 5 for the 2017-18 school year

The 2017-18 school year officially begins Tuesday, Sept. 5 for Charles County Public Schools students in grades kindergarten through 12. The school system expects to welcome more than 25,000 students this school year. Students in the three-year-old and prekindergarten programs start school on Tuesday, Sept. 12.

Dates for the coming school year are available on the CCPS website in the 2017-18 Parent Handbook/Calendar posted at

Students and staff receive a copy of the calendar during the first week of school. To ensure all students, parents and staff receive a calendar, community requests will not be honored until after the first week of school.

Additional back-to-school information, including school open house and orientation dates and times, is posted under the In the News section of 

About CCPS

Charles County Public Schools provides 26,400 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 36 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.

The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Dr. Patricia Vaira, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Marvin L. Jones, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 coordinator (employees/ adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event. 

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