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  • 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

    2019-2020 SGA Officers
    President:  Kennedy Miller
    Vice President:  Nalani Armstrong
    Secretary:  Maje Proctor
    Treasurer:  Solomon Alexander
    Historian:  Grace Nisbeth



    2019-2020 PTA Officers
    President - Peana Jackson
    Vice President - LaKisha Tibbs 
    Secretary - Diane Wright
    Treasurer - Larisha Peterson

    Principal's Honor Roll 

      Students Who Earned All A's 
        4.0 GPA!

    3-5 Principal's Honor Roll
    Principal's Honor Roll Grades 3-5


    Grade 2 Principal's Honor Roll 
    Principal's Honor Roll - Grade 2



    Student Spotlight

     Oluwatomisin Olabode
            Oluwatomisin Olabode

    She has made great academic gains! Her
    confidence in her learning has grown and
    is such a big helper in and
    out of Mrs. Zeitz's 1st Grade classroom.
    Tomisin has worked hard this year and it
    efinitely has shown!


    Community Spotlight

    Many Thanks to First Baptist Church of Glenarden Day of Service to KES!

     2020 FBCG pic1

    2020 FBCG pic2

  • 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!

    ACCESS - ESOL Students
    Jan. 8-Feb. 11, 2020

    Kindergarten - 5th
    Feb. 3-7, 2020

    FAST (Science) - 5th Grade
    Feb. 11-12, 2020         

    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 2nd-5th grade students for earning the top GPA's during 2nd Quarter:

    Elijah Austin, 2nd Grade
    Roselyn Bekima, 2nd Grade
    Teresa Casiano-Garcia, 3rd Grade
    Navi Cunanan, 5th Grade
    Kafumba Donzo, 4th Grade
    Treasure Drakeford, 2nd Grade
    Itoroobong Itauma Awosika, 2nd Grade
    Vivica Kaale, 5th Grade
    Maliha Kamara, 2nd Grade
    Antwan Moore, 2nd Grade
    Nelly Mosoke, 5th Grade
    Marcus Muse, 2nd Grade
    Grace Nisbeth, 5th Grade
    Joy Nisbeth, 2nd Grade
    Gabrielle Pinckens, 4th Grade
    Mohamed Sawaneh, 2nd Grade
    Liya Shadir, 2nd Grade
    Kamille Thompson, 2nd Grade
    Nataira Williams, 3rd Grade
    Lawren Wright, 2nd Grade


    Staff Spotlight

     100th Day of School Staff Pic
    The KES Staff was excited to celebrate the 100th Day of School wearing their "100 Days" shirts and encouraging their students to do the same. We're all 100 Days Smarter and Loving It!



    Mr. Steve 
    "Doing it for the kids..."