• 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



    2018-2019 SGA Officers
    President:  Nathan Holmes
    Vice President:  Jailyn Dukes
    Secretary:  Eileen Calderone
    Treasurer:  Vivica Kaale
    Historian:  Nalani Armstrong



    2018-2019 PTA Officers
    President - Lakisha Tibbs
    Vice President - Peana Jackson 
    Secretary - Diane Wright
    Treasurer - Larisha Peterson

    We Celebrate Principal's Month

    Proud of our Principal

       We Are Proud of Principal Nelson!






  • Quicklinks

    Have a Fantastic Kettering Cougar Day!  


    Students of the Month
    Students of the Month for October
    Congratulations on a Job Well Done!


    2018 Men Make a Difference Day



    2018-2019 School Supply Lists
    Click your child's grade to obtain their supply list.







  • 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!

    OLSAT - 3rd Grade   
               Oct. 8-12, 2018

    KRA - Kindergarten
              Oct. 1-3, 2018

    DRA - 1st-2nd
             Oct. 1-19, 2018

    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 3rd Quarter:

    Quadree Abaso        3.85 GPA     3rd 
    Kelly Ayuk                3.92 GPA     3rd
    Ahilya Burnett           4.00 GPA     5th 
    Madison Coleman     4.00 GPA     4th
    Gie Mari Cunanan     4.00 GPA     5th 
    Kiyana Jackson         3.85 GPA     5th
    Kennedy Miller           3.85 GPA     3rd
    Grace Nisbeth            3.92 GPA     3rd
    Amira Nurse               3.86 GPA     4th 
    Naomi Onuosa           3.85 GPA     5th
    Audrey Tanpiengco    3.86 GPA    5th 


    3rd Quarter Top 10