Vision 2018: Fulfilling the Promise of Preparation

HCPSS Ranked Among Best School Systems in the Nation

HCPSS has been named among the best school districts in the nation, and the top district in the state of Maryland, according to rankings released this week by, an education and community analysis firm.

NY Times Best-Selling Author Comes to Howard County Nov. 24!

New York Times best-selling young adult fiction novelist Jennifer Donnelly will be the featured guest for a special edition of HCPSS Books Alive on Monday, Nov. 24 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

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93% of all HCPSS Students graduate.

85% of all HCPSS Students attend college after graduating.