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HCPSS Homepage

Essential Applications and Information

Welcome to the new HCPSS website! The site provides user-friendly navigation and search functions and a responsive design. It also features a more robust News section to highlight our many accomplishments, initiatives and celebrations. We want to continue improving the way we communicate and invite you to provide feedback via a brief online survey.

  • 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 online to be a part of 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

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Get Ready for Back-to-School

We’re closing in on the end of summer! Here’s what you need to know for the 2018-2019 school year, including bus stops, Family File, supplies and more.

Read more →

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2018-2019 Safe Driving Presentations

All students drivers and a parent/guardian must attend a safe driving program in order to get a parking permit. Students may attend a presentation at any location.

See the upcoming dates →

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Hiring For School Bus Drivers

Independent school bus contractors provide student transportation for HCPSS students, and are hiring for the coming school year.

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:
410-313-6600
Human Resources:
410-313-6693
Public Information:
410-313-6682

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