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2017-2018 Academic Calendar

The Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 academic calendar. The school year will begin for students September 5 and is scheduled to end June 14.

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Board Approves FY18 Budgets

The Board of Education approved an Operating Budget Request for the 2017-2018 school year totaling $872.4 million. That budget will be submitted to the Howard County Executive in the coming weeks.

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HCPSS Reaffirms Its Commitment to Support Transgender, And All Students

HCPSS schools work to preserve the privacy and rights of all students, including transgender students. HCPSS reaffirms that promise and will not change its practices.

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HCPSS Insight: Career and Technology Education

Prepare students for success in college and careers by leveraging the Career Academies.

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Re-airs on HCPSSTV 2/25, 5pm

Vision 2018 Goals


Quick Statistics About HCPSS Schools & Students

  • 76 schools
  • 54,870 students
  • 8,136 staff

93% of all HCPSS Students graduate.

85% of all HCPSS Students attend college after graduating.