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

  • Parent Summit
    Parent Summit DORCHESTER COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS-MINORITY ACHIEVEMENT TASK FORCE PRESENTS:“PARENT SUMMIT”January 12th - Delmarva Community Services 2450 Cambridge Beltway, Cambridge, MD 216136:00- 8:00 PM * Download the document below for more information.
    Written on Wednesday, 11 January 2017 07:21
  • January Wellness Letter
    January Wellness Letter Move! It's in our DNA: the human body is made to MOVE, not to sit still all day, every day. Our earliest ancestors were "hunter-gatherers," in motion daily, looking for food. The most successful of these early humans were those who excelled at this ability to move around - and…
    Written on Tuesday, 03 January 2017 04:29
  • Approved 2017-2018 School Calendar
    Approved 2017-2018 School Calendar The 2017-2018 School Calendar was approved at the December 15th Board of Education meeting. Please download the document below to view.
    Written on Sunday, 18 December 2016 12:37
  • Calling All Parents!
    Calling All Parents! Dorchester County Public Schools- Minority Achievement Task Force Presents: “Parent Summit” January 10th - Hurlock United Methodist Church 112 N Main St, Hurlock, MD 21643 6:00- 8:00 PM January 12th - Delmarva Community Services 2450 Cambridge Beltway, Cambridge, MD 21613 6:00- 8:00 PM For more information, download the flyer below.
    Written on Thursday, 15 December 2016 17:21
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