Welcome to Arcola Elementary School!

 10 years

An Innovative School  


OUR MISSION as a caring and collaborative community is to provide a globally relevant and rigorous academic program through respect, communication, innovation, and high expectations to maximize academic achievement and emotional well-being for all students.

We miss our Gators!

  • Band Concert
  • Mad Science Show
  • Mad Science Show
  • Chorus Concert
  • International Night
  • Alex the Alligator at the Winter Dance
  • Teachers at McDonald's Night
  • Apple Painting in Kindergarten
  • Pre-K Building Communities
  • Animal Science Assembly
  • Superhero Math Assembly
  • Field Day

News and Announcements

School Supply List, July 2020

Recommended supplies by grade for School Year 2020-2021

GT Identification

Click here for more information about the changes to the Gifted and Talented Identification process during the Continuity of Learning phase this school year.

Enrollment/Registration for all Students

MCPS has launched an online registration/enrollment process to support families who wish to enroll their child(ren) in MCPS. If you have a child who will be 5 years of age prior to September 1, 2020, who needs to register for kindergarten, or a student who needs to be registered in another grade, please fill out the information in this link as soon as possible.

Chromebook Use Directions - Instrucciones para usar un chromebook

Title I Newsletter 2019-2020

G.A.T.O.R. Club Registration

Information and registration forms

Pay for School Activities

We are excited to now be able to offer an alternative to paying for field trips, yearbooks, and other school activities!  Click here to create a profile and pay for school activities and yearbooks online using VISA/MASTERCARD & Debit Cards!

A New Requirement for All Chaperones and Volunteers

Are you interested in accompanying us on field trips or volunteering at Arcola?  Please watch this video and then print, email, or take a picture of the certificate at the end.  Click here!

Un nuevo requisito para todos los acompañantes y voluntaries

¿Le interesa acompañarnos en excursiones o ser voluntario en Arcola?  Por favor, miren este vídeo e impríman, mánden por correo electrónico o tomen una foto del diploma al final.  ¡Hagan clic aquí!

Arcola Parent Handbook

Helpful information for parents/guardians on school processes     **The crossing guard’s post time is:  8:55-9:25 am and 3:45-4:15 pm**

 Strathmore Student Concerts