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    Paint Branch Elementary School  
    Opening hours for students
    8:55 AM - 3:25 PM
    Class Begins:9:15 AM
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    Calendar Updates:
    Please check our PBCIS calendars for after-school programs.

  • PBCIS Calendar

  • Announcements

    • Letter to 6th Grade Parents-The Bus
      Important information about school bus for 6th graders.
    • Back to School Information
      Parents, is your child back-to-school ready? Click here to learn more about transportation, immunization forms, school calendar and other info.
    • Important---2019-2020 Bus Route Information Change
    • School Supply List 2019-2020
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    • YCT Test 2019

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      Total Test Number in Paint Branch ES: 138

      Total Passed Test Number: 102 (73.91%)

      Congratulations to our students who did an amazing job! 

    • School Performance Report

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      Check out the Maryland Report Card for more information about our school.

    • Fingerprinting Information
    • New Prices for Breakfast and Lunch

      Lunch -$2.75 (daily); $13.75 (weekly); $55 (monthly)

      Extra Milk - $0.55

      Breakfast – Free for All Students

    • Fingerprinting Hours & Locations

      Fingerprinting Hours & Locations

      Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) has added two new processing locations. The sites will provide evening hours four days a week and Saturday hours from 8 a.m. to noon!

      For questions,call the PGCPS Background Unit at 301-952-7831.


      Hughes Barney Investigations
      9315 Largo Drive West #100
      Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
      Monday-Friday • 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
      Monday and Wednesday • 5-7 p.m. (by appointment only)
      1st & 3rd Saturday of the month • 8 a.m.-noon (by appointment only)

      Sasscer Administration Building Background Unit
      14201 School Lane
      Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
      No appointment necessary, Monday-Friday • 8 a.m.- 4:45 p.m. (Summer hours Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-5:15 p.m.)
      Credit card, money order, cash and company checks accepted


      • Fingerprinting and Child Protective Services(CPS) Clearance $62.25
        For all PGCPS employees, volunteers assisting on campus more than once each school year with students and/or chaperoning on field trips, and independent contractors. 
      • Commercial Background Check $15
        (online only at – Only referees, athletic officials and independent contractors who do not have unsupervised access to students may utilize the Commercial Background Check