• Tuesday, January 22, 2019 — PGCPS — Code Orange: PGCPS schools and offices will open with a two-hour delay.

    EMERGENCY PERSONNEL must report to work on time and are not eligible for liberal leave.

    • There will be no work-study transportation. (Those students should not report to school.)
    • There will be no half-day Early Childhood Center (ECC), half-day Special Education Programs, or half-day PreK.
    • Any other school program requiring transportation prior to 12 noon will NOT have transportation, including Howard B. Owens Science Center, JA Finance Park, and William S. Schmidt Center (Camp Schmidt)
    • All field trips will be cancelled.
    • Food Services will offer breakfast.
    We will re-evaluate at 6:30 a.m.

    Martes, el 22 de enero — PGCPS— Código naranja: Las escuelas comenzarán dos horas después del horario normal.

    El personal de emergencia no es eligible para tomar licencia liberal, y debe presentarse a trabajar puntualmente.

    • No habrá transporte para el programa Work-Study. (Esos estudiantes no deben reportarse a la escuela).
    • No habrán programas de medio día, ni en los Centros de Educación Temprana (ECC), o ni los Programas de Educación Especial. Programas del día completo empezaran dos horas demoradas.
    • Todo programa escolar que requiera transporte antes del mediodía NO lo tendrá, incluido el Centro de Ciencias Howard B. Owens, el JA Finance Park y el Centro William S. Schmidt (Campamento Schmidt)..
    • Todos los viajes fuera de las escuelas (field trips) serán cancelados.
    • Se ofrecerá el desayuno
    Revaluaremos a las 6:30 de la mañana.
  • School Improvement Plan


    Kettering Elementary School

    School Improvement Plan



    Joel L. Nelson, Principal


    LEA: Prince George’s County Public Schools -16

    School ID Number 13124

    Telephone Number: 301 808-5977


    The mission of Prince George’s County Public Schools is to ensure that all students acquire information and skills and the ability to apply their knowledge to become lifelong learners and productive citizens in a diverse/global society.

    This mission is best accomplished through a structure of child-centered learning communities characterized by: equity and access to a quality education that includes strong instructional leadership; high expectations for the achievement of all students; a rigorous curriculum; frequent monitoring of student performance; extending learning opportunities for students failing to meet academic standards; well trained, certified teachers in all classrooms; enhanced resources; families who are empowered to assist in providing a quality education for every child; a school climate conducive to building positive relationships; a safe and orderly school environment fostering enhanced school pride.


        2.  School Governance and Management System  

        1. The SPMT will manage and monitor the implementation of the SIP throughout the year by reviewing the plan at monthly meetings and sharing information with grade levels and then discussing faculty meetings.  The monitoring tool will be evaluated each quarter and forwarded to the Area office and the School Improvement office.
        2. SPMT convenes to discuss various issues addressing student performance and participation through collaboration and consensus.
        3. Specific meeting dates for SY 2013-2014 are as follows:

                          September            Tuesday, 9/17/13

                          October                 Tuesday, 10/15/13

                          November             Tuesday, 11/19/13

                          December             Tuesday, 12/17/13

                          January                 Tuesday, 1/21/14

                          February               Tuesday, 2/21/14

                          March                     Tuesday, 3/18/14

                          April                        Tuesday, 4/15/14

                          May                        Tuesday, 5/21/14

                          June                       Tuesday, 6/17/14