• School Contact Information

    Joel Nelson, Principal 

    Lauri Hay, Assistant Principal


    School Times: 
    : 7:15 a.m.- 2:45 p.m.
    Students:7:45 a.m.-1:55 p.m.
    Breakfast:7:25 a.m.-7:45a.m.

    Phone Numbers: 
    Main (301) 808-5977
    Fax (301) 808-5973 

    TAG Pull Out Program

    GRADES: PreK - 5

    SCHOOL UNIFORMS: Mandatory
    Click Mandatory Uniform Policy

    Directions to Kettering Elementary:
    11000 Layton Street
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20774 

    MapQuest Directions

    Staff List



    2017-2018 SGA Officers
    President:  Kiyana Jackson
    Vice President:  Esther Lewis
    Secretary:  Crystal Nnamani
    Treasurer:  Nathan Holmes
    Historian:  Britney Nnamani



    2017-2018 PTA Officers
    President - Peana Jackson 
    Vice President - Vacant
    Secretary - Paula Murrain
    Treasurer - Lakisha Tibbs

            Congratulations, Scholars!

    2nd Quarter All A's
                    All A's ... 4.0 GPA


  • Quicklinks

    Have a Fantastic Kettering Cougar Day!  

    Career Day Clip ArtVolunteer to be a 2018 Career Day speaker.
    Click 2018 Career Day Letter
    for more information. 

    KES Walks For Safety
    Gun Violence Must Stop!!!


    Welcome to the Annual 5th Grade Blacks in Wax Museum


    US Navy "Cruisers" Band Gives Awesome Perfomance at KES


    Primary Awards Ceremony



  • Announcements

  • Kettering Cougar Common Core Pledge

    I will Communicate with clear and thoughtful words,

    I will Organize my thoughts before making decisions,  

    I will be Respectful to myself and others, and  

    I will fully Engage in the learning of my lessons.





    Testing! Testing! Testing!

    PARCC - 3rd -5th Grade 
               April 16 - May 16

    Please make sure students come to school on time and that they've had a good night's rest and a good breakfast.  We want our scholars to do their very best!



    KES Top Scholars

    Congratulations to the following intermediate grade students for earning the highest GPA's during 2nd Quarter:

    Favour Ajibola            3.86 GPA     4th 
    Quadree Abaso          4.00 GPA     3rd 
    Samiya Brown            3.92 GPA     3rd
    Ahilya Burnett             3.93 GPA     5th 
    Madison Coleman       4.00 GPA     4th
    Gie Mari Cunanan      4.00 GPA     5th 
    Malik Fludd                3.92 GPA     4th 
    Nelly Mosoke             4.00 GPA     3rd
    Amira Nurse               3.86 GPA     4th 


    2nd Quarter Top 10



    The following students all earned a 3.85 GPA for 2nd Quarter:

    David Alexander, 5th Grade
    Kiyana Jackson, 5th Grade
    Leeneth Jennings, 4th Grade
    Phoenix McDermott, 4th Grade
    Kennedy Miller, 3rd Grade
    Boluwatife Olaitan, 3rd Grade
    Jayden Proctor, 4th Grade