2016 - 2017 Supply List 

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS: Tuesday, August 23, 2016

SCHOOL HOURS (NEW!): 8:00 – 2:40 – Students may be dropped off no earlier than 7:35 AM

OPEN HOUSE FOR PRE-KINDERGARTEN AND KINDERGARTEN: Thursday, August 18th  (Bring your supplies!)

  • AM PreK Class – 9:00 – 9:45 AM
  • PM PreK Class – 10:00 – 10:45 AM
  • Kindergarten – 11:00 – 11:45 AM   

OPEN HOUSE FOR GRADES 1st – 8th:  Monday, August 22nd. (Bring your supplies!)  

  • 1st Grade – 9:00 – 9:45 AM
  • 2nd Grade – 9:45 – 10:30 AM
  • 3rd Grade – 10:30 – 11:15 AM
  • 4th Grade – 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
  • 5th Grade – 1:00 – 1:45 PM
  • 6th, 7th, and 8th Grades – 1:45 – 2:30 PM


  • PreK – 5th grades: Wednesday, August 31st at 6:30 PM
  • 6th – 8th grades: Thursday, September  1st at 6:30 PM


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.

4300 Wicomico Avenue, Beltsville, MD 20705
Phone: 301-572-0630 - Fax: 301-572-0671 

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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