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

  • Proposed 2017 - 2018 School Calendar
    Proposed 2017 - 2018 School Calendar The 2017 - 2018 School Calendar is now available for public comment. Please email Mrs. Nancy Harrington at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your comments. Please find the link to download the calendar below.
    Written on Monday, 27 June 2016 13:23
  • Last day of School
    Last day of School The Board of Education has approved our recommendation to adjust the calendar for Thursday, June 9, 2016. Specifically, that day will be an early dismissal for students and a full day for staff.
    Written on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 16:28
  • Announcement from Food Services
    Announcement from Food Services 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, 17 May 2016 14:55
  • Dorchester Educator’s-ESP of the Year
    Dorchester Educator’s-ESP of the Year Andre Beulah, C-SDHS Campus Engineer, Named Education Support Professional of the Year On May 15, 2016, Mr. Andre Beulah, Cambridge-South Dorchester Campus Engineer, was named Education Support Professional of the Year for 2016-2017! Mr. Beulah is widely regarded as one of the most outstanding staff members of Dorchester County Public…
    Written on Monday, 16 May 2016 14:34
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