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Elementary Education

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About QACPS Elementary Education

The elementary program is a rigorous, comprehensive program that addresses the needs of the whole child. We are currently transitioning from the Maryland State Curriculum to the Maryland Common Core State Standards (MCCSS). 

Students receive instruction in reading, math, science, social studies, physical education, art, media, and music. Parent-teacher conferences take place twice each year, and students receive Elementary Progress Reports each marking period.

Curriculum Materials

The following curricular materials are used:

  • Reading/Language Arts McGraw-Hill 2014 Wonders Series
  • Success For All (Grasonville Elementary only)
  • enVision MATH
  • Science Discovery Works Grades 1st-3rd
  • Scott Foresman Science Grades 4th&5th
  • Social Studies Harcourt Brace

Students also receive instruction in music, art, media, and physical education.

Elementary Progress Reports

QACPS uses a standards-based progress report with trimester reporting.  

Schools print copies of the progress report to send home each marking period and will continue to have parent conferences twice a year. 

Sample Progress Reports

Kindergarten Progress Report

First Grade Progress Report

Second Grade Progress Report

Third Grade Progress Report

Fourth Grade Progress Report

Fifth Grade Progress Report

Reading Resources

Summer Reading Lists

Each school has their own summer reading challenge. Students will be bringing home more information about summer reading towards the end of the school year. The following lists provide suggestions for students entering grades K – 2 and grades 3 – 5.

2021 Summer Reading List Grades K-2

2021 Summer Reading List Grades 3-5

Additional Reading Resources

Queen Anne’s County Public Library

Book Adventure

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

List of Schools

Bayside Elementary School (Grades 3 – 5)

Centreville Elementary School (PreK – Grade 2)

Church Hill Elementary School (PreK – Grade 4)

Grasonville Elementary School (PreK – Grade 5)

Kennard Elementary School (Grades 3 – 5)

Kent Island Elementary School (Grades PreK – 2)

Matapeake Elementary School (Grades PreK – Grade 5)

Sudlersville Elementary School (Grades PreK – Grade 4)

Sudlersville Middle School (5th Grade Elementary Program)

Contact

(410) 758-2403 ext. 172
202 Chesterfield Avenue
Centreville, Maryland 21617