• Media Advisory: PGCPS to Dedicate New Fairmont Heights High School

    October 12, 2017
    For Immediate Release
    CONTACT:
    Office of Communications
    301-952-6001

    Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) will host a dedication ceremony Friday for the new Fairmont Heights High School in Hyattsville.

    Built to LEED gold environmental standards in new construction, the 193,000-square-foot school is a modern, state-of-the-art educational facility designed to support a comprehensive academy-based educational model, Fairmont Heights houses Environmental Sciences, Information Technology and Performing Arts programs.


    WHEN: Friday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m.


    WHERE:
    Fairmont Heights High School
    6501 Columbia Park Road
    Hyattsville, MD 20785


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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.