The 2015-2016 school year is the second year students in grades 3-8 and high school will take the PARCC assessments in English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics.
PARCC helps teachers and parents determine if younger students are acquiring skills and knowledge needed to advance to the next grade level, while older students can see if they are on track to graduate, ready for college and careers. Click on title and then click on link to obtain more information related to PARCC.
The Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee (SECAC) will meet on October 8, 2015, at 5:00 PM in Room A at the Somerset County Board of Education. Come together to collaborate with other parents, and support each other. Learn about community activities and education resources.
"Nearly two thirds of all low- income students in Maryland who participate in school lunch also participate in school breakfast, according to a new report released today by Maryland Hunger Solutions. The report, Reducing Childhood Hunger with the School Breakfast Program: Maryland's Report Card gave an A+ to Kent, Somerset, Garrett, Caroline and Dorchester counties....." Click on the title to access related press release and full report card.
Recent PARCC information, timelines and frequently asked questions can be found on the Somerset County Public Schools homepage. Click on Departments, then click on Instructional Division, and finally click on PARCC.
Teachers not yet tenured have the benefit of working with April Tyler, a twenty-five year veteran of Somerset County Public Schools . Her experience makes her well-suited for this position having been a Teaching Principal at Tylerton Elementary School and a 7th grade Pre-Algebra teacher at Woodson Middle School. Click on the title for more information.