K-12 Education

K-12 Education

Where Learning Takes Flight

In St. Mary's County, we understand that education must engage students and align to their interests and aspirations. Here we focus on supporting the whole child ensuring they are safe, engaged, supported, challenged, and healthy. We take pride in providing a tailored educational experience to students through a variety of academic pathways and courses.

SMCPS is proud of these signature academic pathways: the STEM Academy, the Academy of Global and International Studies, the National Academy of Finance, and the Academy of Visual and Performing Arts. Couple this with our Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center and the possibilities for our students reflect the needs of the 21st Century.


  • 94% of SMCPS students graduate ready to take on the challenges of college or careers!
  • 89.7% High School graduate or higher (ACS 2013-2017)

Contact Us:

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Katherine Stormont
Economic Development Specialist
301.475.4200 ext. 71406

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