Students Excel in National MESA Competitions

Middle and high school students from Howard County Public School System took home honors at the MESA USA national engineer design competition.

Moving from what is wrong to what is strong

Superintendent Foose recently wrote about an engagement initiative that has students and staff identifying and leveraging their strengths to help them be more successful in learning and teaching.

HCPSS Receives Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

This is the 11th consecutive year that HCPSS has earned the award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

Cedar Lane’s Special Art Project

The Baltimore Sun featured an art project Cedar Lane students completed to honor a friend and former student. (Photo by Jen Rynda, Baltimore Sun Media Group)

Vision 2018

Fulfilling the Promise of Preparation


  • 76 schools
  • 52,511 students
  • 8,136 staff

93% of all HCPSS Students graduate.

85% of all HCPSS Students attend college after graduating.