skip to main content

HCPSS Homepage

Essential Applications and Information

  • School System Calendar

    View academic calendar information, school closings and holidays
  • HCPSS Connect

    Connect with your student’s courses, get grades and view assignments
  • Food Services

    View menus, daily prices, and how to pay for meals
  • School Information

    Locate and contact your school, identify bus stop and times, and get attendance area details
  • Enroll

    Enroll your student in the Howard County Public School System
  • Apply Now

    Join our award-winning workforce and make a difference in the lives of our students

News Highlights

G/T staff being recognized by the Board of Education.

G/T Education Award Recipients Recognized

Staff and students were recognized at a February Board of Education meeting for receiving awards from the Maryland State Advisory Council on Gifted and Talented Education and the Maryland State Department of Education Gifted and Talented Office.

Learn more →

A diverse group of high school students.

Community Forum on Effective Discipline Practices, April 3

Parents, students, staff and community members are invited to participate in this annual forum, which provides an opportunity to continue community involvement and collaborative conversations around student discipline and HCPSS policies and practices.

Find out more  →

Stephanie Discepolo

Staff Focus: Stephanie Discepolo, CTE Resource Teacher

Discepolo has helped to take student career development to the next level with the Career Research and Development Academy, apprenticeships in electrical and arborist fields, our new academy Apprenticeship Maryland, and more!

Find out more  →

Our Organization

  • Board of Education

    The Board provides leadership for excellence in teaching and learning by fostering a climate for deliberative change through policy and community engagement
  • Superintendent

    Dr. Michael J. Martirano considers himself a teacher first and foremost, and believes children must be at the center of all decision-making
  • Central Office Staff Directory

    Search for Central Office staff contact information via name, department or phone number

Have A Question?

Contact Us:
Human Resources:
Public Information:
More contact information →

Knowing A Child Well

If we take care of our children and their well-being, and nurture and believe in them, academic achievement will take care of itself. We must understand our children first, because in order to teach a child well you must know a child well.
Dr. Michael Martirano, HCPSS Superintendent