at Matapeake Elementary

Matapeake Elementary School, home of the Mariners, is home to approximately 434 students and 60 staff members. Our school serves students from Pre-K through fifth grade.

Our Vision

A student of Matapeake Elementary School will be well-educated, globally competitive, and prepared to become a caring, productive citizen of the 21st century.

Our Mission

The mission of Matapeake Elementary School is to ensure that every child demonstrates a commitment to reach his or her highest potential of ability in the areas of intellect, physical, emotional and social development. Students will do this by participating in differentiated, engaging, equitable, and rigorous instruction which incorporates research-based teaching strategies that utilize technological advances, and encourage curiosity, creativity, compassion and perseverance. This also includes a strong partnership with families in our community.

Message from the Principal

We’re excited that a new school year is underway! We wish all of our Mariner students and families a successful and enriching school year.

– Ms. Carrie Mitten, Principal

School Leadership & Staff

MES is home to a dedicated team that loves seeing our students succeed! Please use the links below to access staff contact information and bios.

Water Test Results

Water test results for all QACPS schools, including MES, may be found at the following link: