Candlewood Elementary School MCPS


We inspire learning by providing the greatest public education to each and every student.


Every student will have the academic, creative problem solving, and social emotional skills to be successful in college and career.

Core Purpose

Prepare all students to thrive in their future.

News and Announcements

School Spirit Days

Starting in May, every Friday until the end of the school year, we will have a spirit day for all students to participate in. We hope this will add some excitement to the end of the school year that all students will have fun with. Click the link above for a schedule of Spirit Days.

MCPS Virtual Art Show

Click here for more information regarding the MCPS Virtual Art show featuring some of our very own Candlewood artists! Congratulations to all who were selected!

From the Health Room

Our wonderful health staff would like you to remember the following message regarding sending your children to school if they aren't feeling well.

Kindergarten Registration and Orientation

Kindergarten Registration Update: The Kindergarten Registration Drive will open the week of April 26th. Click for more information!

Candlewood Holds to Go

 Holds To Go at Candlewood! You will be able to put up to five books on hold at a time.  Each Wednesday reserved books will be available for pick up from 11-3 or they can be delivered to their home. For in-person learners, books will be delivered to their classroom on Thursdays. Visit the Holds to Go page on MyMCPS Classroom 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.

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