Welcome to the Somerset County Public Schools Website. Please visit often for updated information.

What's New

Last Day of School Changed

The Board of Education approved a change to the 2013-14 School Calendar at the April 15th meeting. The State approved a waiver for only 4 of the 9 days missed due to inclement weather which resulted in the need to make-up 5 days. In addition to the 3 snow days built into the calendar, the Board added April 17th & June 13th as Early Dismissal days. The last day for students will now be June 13th.


Draft Transportation Policy

The Board received the Draft Transportation Policy (200-18) for study at the April 15th meeting. Anyone wishing to provide input on the Draft Policy can download a copy. Comments can be sent in writing or via email gsutton@somerset.k12.md.us )to Mr. Gregg Sutton, Transportation Supervisor at the address below.



Invitation to Bid on Greenwood Projects

The Public Notice and Invitation to Bid for the Greenwood Elementary School HVAC Replacement and the Roof Replacement projects are now available on the SCPS Facilities page. Details of the projects are available on the eMaryland M@rketplace website.


Board Adopts Calendar for 2014-15

The Somerset County Board of Ed approved the School Calendar for 2014-2015 at the March 18th meeting. School begins on August 25th. There are five snow days built into the calendar. Download a copy of the 2014-15 Calendar here.


Special Education Survey

Parents or guardians of children receiving special education and related services will be mailed the Maryland Special Education Parent Involvement Survey from the Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services during the first week in April. Parents are asked to complete the survey and return it in the postage paid envelope by May 30, 2014. The Survey may also be completed online. Please look for details in your survey packet. To learn more, please visit www.mdparentsurvey.com.



School Events

Download the 2014-15 Calendar


Apr 16th: WES - 5th Grade to Maryland Science Center


Apr 17th: Make-Up Day for Students & Staff; Early Dismissal


Apr 18th- Apr 21st is Spring Break!!!


Apr 23rd: DIS - Reading Night 5:30 - 7:00 pm


Apr 24th: GES - SIT Team Meeting 4:00 pm


Apr 25th: WES - 3rd Grade to Washington DC 6:00am-6:00 pm

              CHS - Blood Drive


Apr 28th: PAE - Faculty/SIT Mtg 5:00 pm/PTO meeting 6:00 pm


Apr 29th: WES - After School Chorus Desert Theater 7:00 pm


Apr 30th: PAE - Casual Day & PBIS Incentive

              DIS - Casual Day & PBIS Incentive

              WES - Casual Day & 5th Grade to Furnace Town