Calvert County Public Schools
Calvert County Public Schools
Located 35 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. and 55 miles south of Baltimore, Calvert County is a scenic peninsula bordered on the east by the Chesapeake Bay and on the west by the Patuxent River. The county—Maryland’s smallest at 213 square miles—is home to over 90,000 people. The Calvert County Board of Education ensures excellence in education for our students through meaningful collaboration and engagement of all Calvert County Public Schools stakeholders, including parents, students, staff and the community. Calvert County Public Schools, the 13th largest among 24 school systems in the state, consistently ranks among Maryland’s top districts based on state assessments.
Mission: To produce graduates who are responsible citizens with career and educational choices in the 21st century. Master Plan Goals: Goal 1: Achievement will increase for all students, and gaps in achievement will close. Goal 2: All teachers will be highly qualified, highly skilled and highly effective. Goal 3: Policy, procedures, processes and budget will be aligned to support teaching and learning. Goal 4: All staff will work collaboratively with families and the community to support high achievement for all students.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
State law requires that anyone hired after October 1, 1986, who will have contact with school children, must be fingerprinted and submit to a criminal background investigation. Federal law requires that a new employee must complete the Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) in person before beginning employment. Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a drug screen. Current employees of the Calvert County Public Schools are exempt from these requirements. Nondiscrimination Statement Calvert County Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry or national origin, familial status, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation or genetic information or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: *Director of Student Services *Director of Human Resources 443-550-8000 For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit the Office of Civil Rights Complaint Assessment System at: http://ocrcas.ed.gov or call 1-800-421-3481. Anti-sexual, Anti-racial and Anti-disability Harassment Statement Discrimination can manifest itself in behaviors such as bullying, harassment, or intimidation of individuals. Calvert County Public Schools does not tolerate any form of harassment including, but not limited to, sexual, racial, or disability. Any individual (student, employee, or community member) who believes that he or she has been subjected to any form of harassment is encouraged to report the allegation of harassment.