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Have Safe & Enjoyable Summer!   


August 31 -  Open House for Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten

                          AM PreK - 9:00 - 9:45am
                          PM PreK - 10:00 - 10:45am
                          Kindergarten - 11:00 - 11:45am 

September 5  – Open House for 1st – 8th Grades

9:00 – 11:00am (Bring all of your supplies to Open House.  There will be limited parking so please carpool or walk.) 


September 6 – First Day of School for all students

School Hours: 8:00am - 2:40pm (Students may not be dropped off prior to 7:35am)


September 13 @ 6:30pm – Back to School Night for PreK – 5th Grades

September 14 @ 6:30pm – Back to School Night for 6th – 8th Grades



Vision Statement  

Our school vision is to continue building a community of excellence where 100% of Beltsville Academy students exceed proficiency standards while gaining the knowledge, skills, and character traits that will lead to college readiness, life-long learning and civic engagement.  









Mission Statement  

 The mission of Beltsville Academy is to provide a rigorous, nurturing and safe environment that inspires students to maximize their academic and social potential by: 

  •  Actively promoting and maintaining the belief that ALL children have the capacity to learn at HIGH levels.
  •  Actively promoting and maintaining the belief that effort and confidence are the building blocks to academic success; teaching students and parents that intelligence is not an innate trait but is a result of effective effort. 
  •  Actively welcoming and engaging parents and community members into Beltsville Academy learning experiences. 
  •  Modeling a commitment to life-long learning by actively engaging in collaborative planning and professional development. 
  •  Using data to drive instructional practices and decision making. 
  •  Providing rigorous learning experiences that use the State Curriculum and Curriculum Framework Progress Guide as a baseline for excellence.    

 Please contact the School office if you have a change of address or will be moving to another area over the holidays.


 Leslie Lowe, Principal 

Andrew Zanghi, Assistant Principal 

Ronald Creek, Assistant Principal

Jill Speigle, Assistant Principal

School Hours: 8:00 - 2:40 pm



 Denise Greene, Associate Superintendent K - 8, AREA I, John E. Howard  

4400 Shell Street
Capitol Heights, MD 20743 
301-669-6010 (phone)
301-669-6015 (fax) 


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