Our Mission

The mission of the Dorchester County Board of Education, in partnership with the community, is to provide leadership for excellence in teaching and learning for all students by: consistently advocating for resources, continuously developing sound policies, and carefully monitoring student progress.


I will finish my program of study and become college and career ready!

Dorchester County, Maryland, with a population of 29,300, is the Eastern Shore's largest county with 593 square miles of land and 108 square miles of water. While the county is home to more than 750 businesses, it is also rich in recreational facilities and natural resources. The Dorchester County Public School system provides the educational foundation for the county's children. More…

Latest News

  • 5K Walk or Run
    5K Walk or Run Support Graduating Seniors of North Dorchester High School by attending a 5K Run or Walk. Download The Link Below For More Information.
    Written on Thursday, 21 April 2016 18:51
  • Teachers of the Year 2016–2017
    The Teacher of the Year Program recognizes exemplary experienced teachers and outstanding first year teachers in Dorchester County and the State of Maryland. Mrs. Jennifer Wingate 2016–2017 Teacher of the Year Mrs. Wingate is a 1st Grade Teacher at South Dorchester School. The Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Jennifer Wingate,…
    Written on Thursday, 21 April 2016 18:13
  • Food Service Announcement
    Food Service Announcement The Food Service Department would like to remind all parents and guardians that students with negative meal accounts will not be able to charge meals after May 13, 2016. The Cafeterias will continue to accept cash, checks and meal payments at www.myschoolbucks.com until the last day of school.
    Written on Tuesday, 19 April 2016 19:33
  • April Wellness Newsletter
    April Wellness Newsletter The April Edition of the Wellness Newsletter is here. Biking may be the only activity that combines exercise, fun, AND transportation! The exercise part is obvious: evan at a leisurely pace, a 150-lb person burns 400 calories in an hour of cycling, and at a faster paced you can double…
    Written on Monday, 04 April 2016 19:16
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