College Gardens Mural

Welcome to College Gardens Elementary School

IB Logo newVision: As a Primary Years Programme school, we will provide an engaging and open-minded learning community where all members collaborate respectfully to challenge and motivate one another within a safe and nurturing environment.

Mission Statement: We develop and support a successful and inclusive environment where all students actively participate in and assume ownership of their learning. As a unified staff and community, we create a rigorous instructional program, which promotes globally minded, creative, confident, and reflective lifelong learners.

About Us

News and Announcements

2020-2021 School Supply List

Click on the above link to get the 2020-2021 School Supply List.

Summer School 2020 & Kindergarten Jumpstart

Please click on the link above to see the options and online registration form for Summer School 2020 and Kindergarten Jumpstart.

Pre-K and Head Start Registration

Pre-K and Head Start Registration is now available online. Click on the link above for more information. El registro de Pre-K y Head Start ahora está disponible en línea. Haga clic en el enlace de arriba para obtener más información.

MCPS Communty Tech Support Help Line

MCPS has added a Community Tech Support line to help families during remote learning. The number is 240-740-7022

Kindergarten Orientation

We are excited to welcome our incoming kindergarten students to College Gardens for the 2020-2021 school year even though our Kindergarten Orientation is on hold until further notice. If your child is turning five by September 1, 2020, please click on the link above and complete the form to start the registration process.

Keep Reading With Ebooks and Online Databases!

Your student has access to thousands of ebooks, both fiction and non-fiction, and a wide range of online databases. Click above to learn more.

Special Coronavirus Counseling Site


Click on the link above for information regarding accessing and using the Instructional Activities Center.

Sign Up for the PTA News Flash!

Stay informed about CGES news and events with the PTA News Flash! The PTA News Flash is a key weekly communication update for members of the CGES community to stay informed about what's happening at CGES. Sign up at

Volunteering at College Gardens - MCPS Mandatory Training

We hope you will be able to volunteer sometime this year whether it is helping in the classroom, participating in a classroom party or chaperoning a field trip. If you do, MCPS has new guidelines regarding volunteering including a MANDATORY ONLINE TRAINING. This training must be completed before you may volunteer in any way at the school. You may do the training online at home or at CGES in the Main Office. Click on the link above for more information.