Candlewood Elementary School MCPS

Vision Statement

We at Candlewood Elementary School recognize the individual needs of our student body. We see our school as a learning environment conducive to developing the fullest potential of each of our students in a safe learning environment which promotes positive social interactions.

News and Announcements

Return to School Parent Survey

To assist Candlewood in beginning the planning process and creating the safest environment for students to return, MCPS has released a parent preference survey regarding in person learning experiences for your child(ren). Click above for more information and the survey link.

Candlewood Holds to Go

Starting on October 19th, we will be offering a Holds To Go service at Candlewood.  You will be able to put up to five books on hold at a time.  Each Wednesday we will have two pick up times for the reserved books - 9:00 - 11:00 AM and 3:00 - 5:00 PM.  Visit the Holds to Go page for more information or to reserve your books!  

MCPS Passwords

Please do not change your Central Office assigned MCPS passwords. It is very important that students keep the passwords assigned to them. MCPS uses grade level-specific password requirements that allow us to ensure a balance of security and appropriate accessibility for a student’s age. For more information, click the link above.

Distance Learning Support

Distance learning can be a challenge! Click the link above for information about who to contact if you need help with any issues while we are learning online.

Technology Support

MCPS Community Tech Support Help is available for the technical needs of any student or parent during remote learning. To contact technical support, please call 240-740-7022 or email Community Tech Support at

Registration for New Students

Click the link above to access an online registration form and more information for new Montgomery County Public School students.

Welcome Military Families!

Candlewood is invested in supporting our military families. For assistance with your transition, connecting with other military families and military resources in our area contact the PTA Military Liaison at