• News Release: UPDATE: Six Prince George's County Public Schools will remain closed on Friday, August 26.

    August 25, 2011
    For Immediate Release
    Office of Communications
    Upper Marlboro, Maryland (8:30 p.m.) Today, Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) announced that six schools will remain closed on Friday, August 26.  All other schools will open on time.

     The following 6 schools are awaiting final inspection: 

    Beltsville Academy
    Bradbury Heights ES 
    Port Towns ES
    Potomac HS
    Suitland ES
    Forestville Military Academy



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    Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 208 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.