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Dr. Martirano, Central Office Staff, and Board members standing with student bullying prevention group.

HCPSS, Students and Community Come Together to Eliminate Bullying

Interim Superintendent Dr. Michael J. Martirano led a bullying prevention event to rid schools and communities of destructive bullying behavior.

Learn about the event →

Nicole Meshbesher standing in front of school, staff focus logo in foreground.

Nicole Meshbesher, School Psychologist, Patapsco Middle School and Thunder Hill Elementary School

Meshbesher can list a multitude of reasons why she loves her job: the variety, the collaborative problem solving, and the opportunities to make a schoolwide impact and learn from her colleagues and students.

Read her story →

Elementary school students walking to school buses.

Bus Safety Week

It’s National School Bus Safety Week. We have great info on our site, including on safety tips, bus stop FAQs and more!

Visit the transportation site →


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.