• Thursday, March 22 - Code Orange - Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS) – Schools and offices will open with a two hour delay. EMERGENCY PERSONNEL must report to work on time and are not eligible for liberal leave.

    • There will be no work-study transportation. (Those students should not report to school.)
    • There will be no half-day Early Childhood Center (ECC), half-day Special Education Programs, or half-day PreK.
    • Any other school program requiring transportation prior to 12 noon will NOT have transportation, including Howard B. Owens Science Center,JA Finance Park, and William S. Schmidt Center (Camp Schmidt)
    • All field trips will be cancelled.
    • Food Services will offer breakfast.
    We will re-evaluate at 6:30am.

    Jueves, 22 de marzo - Código naranja: Las escuelas comenzarán dos horas después del horario normal. El personal de emergencia no es eligible para tomar licencia liberal, y debe presentarse a trabajar puntualmente.

    • No habrá transporte para el programa Work-Study. (Esos estudiantes no deben reportarse a la escuela).
    • No habrán programas de medio día, ni en los Centros de Educación Temprana (ECC), o ni los Programas de Educación Especial. Programas del día completo empezaran dos horas demoradas.
    • Todo programa escolar que requiera transporte antes del mediodía NO lo tendrá, incluido el Centro de Ciencias Howard B. Owens, el JA Finance Park y el Centro William S. Schmidt (Campamento Schmidt).. 
    • Todos los viajes fuera de las escuelas (field trips) serán cancelados.
    • Se ofrecerá el desayuno.
    Revaluaremos a las 6:30 de la mañana.
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program

Access IB Programs in PGCPS


To access the IB PYP or the IB MYP, the student must live in the boundary of the school that offers the program. 
Click here to determine if you live in the boundary of the school.  There is no out-of-boundary transfer to attend the IB PYP or the IB MYP.


All Grade 8 students can access the IB DP through:

1.       TAG Center Continuity for Talented and Gifted (TAG) Center students that meet the established criteria.  

2.       an application process.  Applications are accepted between mid-January and mid-March
          each year.  You can access the IB application between January and March.   




IB District Office

301 808 8275 

Maya Angelou French Immersion

Alphonse Talon, IB Coordinator, PYP


Melwood Elementary School

Stephanie Major, IB Coordinator


Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School

Stephen Mellen, IB Coordinator, MYP


James Madison Middle School

Dana Blair, IB Coordinator, MYP


Central High School

Catherine Jones, IB Coordinator, DP


Crossland High School

Melissa Boyd, IB Coordinator, DP


Frederick Douglass High School (MYP)

Tiyonna Hill, IB Coordinator, MYP


Frederick Douglass High School (DP)

Kim Watson, IB Coordinator, DP


Laurel High School

Allen Diewald, IB Coordinator, DP


Parkdale High School

Shayne Swift, IB Coordinator, DP


Suitland High School

Kamilah Williams, IB Coordinator, DP




Diana G. Kendrick, Ed.D.
International Baccalaureate Program Coordinator

Academic Programs
Instructional Support Services Center 
9201 East Hampton Drive
Capitol Heights, MD 20743



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