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Vision, Mission, Vision Statement and Core Values

Mission

KCPS is an anchor organization that creates an environment of academic excellence through a collaborative, equitable and rigorous learning community.

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Meal Benefit Application Reminder
This is an important reminder about the free and reduced meal benefit program. Currently, the USDA extended waiver provides free meals to all students, regardless of eligibility. However, when the waiver runs out,  KCPS will need to ensure free meals can be provided to students who qualify. All meal benefit applications from the previous school year will be expiring, and a new application must be completed. Don’t delay! 
 
Ready to Read Assessment and Screener
Ready to Read Assessment and Screener
 
Press Release - Kent Cultural Alliance
We are thrilled to announce that Karen and Leon Frison have been awarded the 2020 Hedgelawn Foundation Kenny Award for their decades of service to Kent County as Fine Arts Educators in the Kent County Public Schools.
 
Press Release


The Public School Superintendents’ Association of Maryland (PSSAM) named Kent County Public Schools’ Superintendent, Dr. Karen Couch, the 2021 Maryland Superintendent of the Year. 

 
School Meal Program
Kent County Public Schools is distributing breakfast/lunch meals to any child 18 years old and under from 12-1 beginning September 8 at the multiple locations.  Parents and Guardians may pick up meals for children.  This program will run Monday through Friday.
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2020-2021 Technology Contract
If you currently have a KCPS issued device, or plan to pick one up during orientation at your school, you'll need to complete a Device Agreement for the 2020/2021 school year.


 
KCPS Recovery Plan 2020-2021

Kent County Public Schools is  devoted to staying firmly anchored in excellence.  We remain deeply committed to ensuring that every child receives a quality education that promotes equity, rigorous and engaging curriculum, and offers a safe and nurturing learning environment.   Kent County Public Schools has taken careful consideration in developing the reopening plan for our district. 

 
Become an Election Judge
Are You A Maryland High School Student?
Interested in Playing a Part in the Democratic Process?
You can help provide all Marylanders with full, equal and unfettered access to vote in November!
 
Back To School Vaccinations
The Kent County Health Department is offering Back To School Vaccinations on Thursday, August 13th - 9:00AM - 5:00PM and Thursday, September 17th - 9:00AM - 5:00PM.
 
 
Summer Reading Program
This year the KCPS Elementary Summer Reading program is in collaboration with the KCPL Summer Program.
 
KCPS Strategic Plan
The 2020 vision, mission and strategic plan reflects the critical priorities and distraict goals for educating students within the Kent County Public School System. 
 
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Teacher of the Year, Support Employee of the Year and Promising Educator Awards
At the May 18th KCPS Board of Education meeting, the winners were announced for this years Teacher of the Year, Support Employee of the Year and Promising Educator. Congratulations to all the winners. We appreciate your committment to KCPS Students!  Read More
Do You Need Help During COVID-19?
Crisis Services Available
 
 
Accessing Google Classroom
Accessing Google Classroom
Click Here for Step-By-Step Instructions  
Cares Act Bus Wifi
KCPS is excited to announce we will use CARES Act funding to add wifi to several of our busses! Once complete, this will allow KCPS to deliver wireless internet access to areas that are currently in the greatest need. Additional information will be provided as the project nears its completion date. Stay tuned!  
Kent County Hot Spots
Read More for a list of Kent County HotSpots that are available. For a map of HotSpots near your area please visit http://www.Kenthotspots.com  Read More
Parent Resources
Below is a list of parent resources that are  available while schools are currently closed. 
 
 
Coronavirus Information
Coronavirus Information
We are writing to provide you with information about the coronavirus and our district's efforts to ensure the well-being of all students.  Read More
Adopted FY21 KCPS Calendar
 
Click Here  to view 2020/2021 KCPS Calendar 
 
Upcoming Events
Oct
12
Board of Education Meeting
Monday, October 12, 2020
Oct
15
Elementary and Middle Schools Closed for Students
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Oct
16
Schools closed for Students
Friday, October 16, 2020
Nov
9
Board of Education Meeting
Monday, November 9, 2020
Nov
25
Thanksgiving Holiday - Schools & Offices Closed
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Dec
14
Board of Education Meeting
Monday, December 14, 2020
Dec
23
Schools Closed for students & 10 month staff
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Dec
24
Winter Break - Schools & Offices Closed
Thursday, December 24, 2020
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