About Us

About the Howard County Public School System

HCPSS Strategic Call to Action

Learning and Leading With Equity

Find out more about the HCPSS strategic plan →

Learn About Our School District

About us – Facts and Figures

Learn about our mission and vision, the overarching commitments that guide our progress, and view statistics about our student population.


The Operating and Capital budgets fund our district’s ability to provide programs, services, and infrastructure to help grow student achievement.

Annual Reports

A variety of annual reports document the successes of reaching our goals as a district both financially and as it relates to our strategic plan.

Commitment to Transparency


Provides central procurement of instructional materials, furniture and equipment, construction services, maintenance materials and equipment, and other services for use in the public schools.

Board Policies

Setting local education policy consistent with state and federal laws governing public education.

Board of Education

The BOE provides leadership for excellence in teaching and learning by fostering a climate for deliberative change through policy and community engagement.

Learn more about the Board of Education →

Our Partnerships

By strengthening and enhancing the quality of education in Howard County, partnerships help keep the school system among the best in the nation and ensure that Howard County is an attractive place to live.

Learn more about our partnerships program →