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

Return to the Building Meeting Presentation

Click the link above for links for information regarding our upcoming return to in-person instruction.

Random Acts of Kindness Month

Let's celebrate kindness at Candlewood because we that we can all use more kindness in our lives. Click the link above to participate.

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