Promotion Ceremony

Francis Scott Key MS

An International Baccalaureate
World School

All Staff 2019

Middle Years Programme (MYP)

Middle Years Programmer (MYP)The Middle Years Programme is one of three programmes offered by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).

MYP is a flexible instructional framework that encourages students to become critical thinkers, life-long learners, and responsible global citizens. We offer the IB Middle Years Programme to all students in Grades 6-8.

About MYP /  MYP Handbook 



Important Announcements

Francis Scott Key Middle School

Virtual Summer School Program
July 13, 2020 – July 31, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Summer School Registration Link


News and Announcements

2019-2020 Yearbooks

The Griffin is on sale. Only a few more yearbooks are available. Click on link for more information.


Signs of Illness

2019 Accessing MyMCPS Portal

NEC Information

All Grade 8 students and parents please click on link NEC Information 2019

Early Dismissal Protocol

To help ensure the safety of our students and not disrupt classroom instruction, we ask that you please follow our early dismissal protocol. If you know that your student will be learning early, please give your student a signed note with the time they need to be dismissed and ask them to bring the note to the Main O

High School Program Options

The MCPS Office of Curriculum and Instructional Programs (OCIP) has developed a long-range strategic plan for high school programming. This plan was presented to the Board of Education on May 30, 2019. The plan will be implemented in phases over the next six years, beginning with marketing in summer and f

2019 Summer Reading Packets

At Francis Scott Key Middle School we encourage all students to read during the summer because we are committed to the continued academic success of every student.  Students can choose books they are excited to read! They can read books  at home, books  from the local library, or books that have been previously purcha

Back to School Information

In an effort to be more environmentally responsible, we will not be printing and mailing the 2019- 2020 Back-to-School Information (summer mailing).  Please click on the links below to read all school-related information for the 2019-2020 year.  Some items are general school information to review.  Others should be

2019 - 2020 Family Life Information

Students participate ina nine-week health education program which includes curriculum on mental health; tobacco, alcohol, and drug use; personal and consumer health; disease prevention and control; family life and first aid. Click on each grade level for Family Life letter. Grade 6 Family Life Letter

2019 Counselor of the Year

Hilary Murphy Francis Scott Key Middle School Counselor Of The Year   A National Board Certified counselor, Hilary Murphy has been at Francis Scott Key since 2016. Colleagues says that she shares a variety of strategies and best practices for building relationships with students, and supports the socia