Somerset County School District

Look at  News and Announcements on the Homepage to find out about Community Substance Abuse Presentations to be held at Crisfield High and Washington High on February 20 and February 21 respectively............Look at SCPS Safety & Security Measures.  They are located on News and Announcements on this Homepage and under the News dropdown under SCPS Safety & Security Measures.
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Reasons to Select SCPS

Reasons to Select Somerset County Public Schools

  • Progressive school system
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Excellent school facilities: five elementary, one intermediate, two high schools and a Career & Technology Center
  • Reasonable and comparatively attractive class sizes: Primary (18-1), Elementary (22-1), Intermediate (24-1), High (22-1), approximately 3000 total students
  • Current and advanced technology. All schools are wired. Internet access in every classroom in the county.
  • Ideal location: rural but within easy driving distance to urban centers (Washington DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Dove, Annapolis) and the Atlantic beaches.
  • Low cost of living compared to more urban areas.
  • Low incidences of crime
  • Small school system with individualized attention for employees
  • Rich and consistent program of staff development
  • Strong and Supportive New Teacher Program with a variety of support experiences, a mentor program, and orientation seminars.
  • Strong parent, business and community support to the school system
  • Successful research based reading program in place
  • Advanced placement and online course offerings in the high schools.