MSDA awards 5-star Maryland EXCELS rating to Matapeake Elementary’s Pre-K program!

Maryland Excels Quality Rating 5 badge


December 4, 2023


Queen Anne’s County Public Schools is proud to announce that Grasonville Elementary School and Matapeake Elementary School have achieved Maryland Accreditation through the Maryland State Department of Education. Maryland Accreditation is a process in which programs commit to continuous quality improvement, to benefit children, families and staff. These two elementary schools pursued the accreditation process of self-appraisal, program improvement, and an external program review to achieve and publicly confirm that they meet high quality state standards. 

In addition, both elementary schools have also received a rating of 5 – the highest rating by Maryland EXCELS. Maryland EXCELS is Maryland’s quality rating and improvement system for early education programs that meet nationally recognized quality standards. A rating of 5 is granted to schools with the highest level of quality and who are State accredited. A huge congratulations to the staff and students of GES & MES!

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