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Class of 2018 Commencement Window Announced

Commencement ceremonies will take place at Merriweather Post Pavilion between May 21–31, 2018. Specific dates and times will be released in the spring.

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Elizabeth Diaz, Stevens Forest Elementary School Fourth Grade Teacher

With a diverse population, Diaz gets to know her students as individuals so she can better meet their needs and help them fulfill their potential.

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Apply Now for JumpStart!

Students at Centennial, Howard, Long Reach, Oakland Mills and River Hill high schools may apply for our expanded early college and dual-enrollment program through December 22.

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Quick Statistics About HCPSS Schools & Students

  • 76 schools
  • 55,638 students
  • 8,136 staff

93% of all HCPSS Students graduate.

85% of all HCPSS Students attend college after graduating.