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Emergency Information

How to Receive MCPS Emergency Information

How to keep in touch with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS)

Weather Decisions

How Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) reaches decisions about weather-related school closures, delays, and early dismissals.

School Closings and Other Emergency Procedures

Details about closure of schools, delayed openings, early dismissals, and more. Weekend decisions are made by the county's Interagency Coordinating Board for the use of public facilities.

Emergency Preparedness

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is prepared to effectively and efficiently respond to a multitude of emergency situations that may impact students, staff, and parents or guardians.

For MCPS Staff

Who works when it snows, is training still scheduled, how to get your pay check


Indoor activities, mental health  and other resources for emergency situations