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Kent County Public Schools will be providing meals for children 18 years old and younger over the summer. Children do not need to be enrolled in Kent County Public Schools to receive these meals. Please fill out our Summer Meal Survey at to help us better understand the needs of our community for summer meals. The information you provide below will only be used in the planning process for summer meal distribution.
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The Kent County Board of Education has five elected members, each serving four-year terms, and a student member from Kent County High School selected to serve for a one-year term. The Board of Education regularly meets on the second Monday of the month at the Kent County Public Schools Central Office, 5608 Boundary Ave., Rock Hall.

Meeting Information

The next meeting of the Board of Education of Kent County will be an administrative function session only for the purpose of reviewing applications submitted as part of the Superintendent Search process. The administrative function meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 15 at the Kent County Public Schools Administrative Building. 

Following that meeting, there are two dates set aside for the Superintendent Search first round of interviews on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27; time to be determined. These are administrative function sessions only.

There will be a Budget Meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. April 29,. This meeting will be an open session at the Kent County Public Schools Administrative Building in Rock Hall. 

The Board of Education of Kent County will be conducting second-round interviews of the Superintendent Search as needed on May 3, 4 and 6, time to be determined.

The next monthly meeting of the Board of Education of Kent County will be held on Monday, May 13, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Open session will be immediately followed by the Board Members going into closed session. The open session will resume at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be located at the Administrative Building in the Board Room.

The Kent County Public Schools Administrative Building is located at 5608 Boundary Ave., Rock Hall.

Our Board

The core values of the Kent County Board of Education:
Students first
Fiscal Responsibility

Meet the Board photo of board members and link to biography page.

Ethics Panel and Policy

The Ethics Panel is charged with receiving and maintaining documents such as financial disclosure forms, providing advisory opinions and reviewing alleged ethics violations.
Three members comprise the Ethics Panel in accordance with Kent County Board of Education policy.
Members must be residents of Kent County. Membership restrictions include current Board of Education members and school officials, employees and their spouses.
Appointments to the Ethics Panel are confirmed by the Board of Education.
Ethics Panel members are appointed to three-year terms. Members are eligible for reappointment.

Superintendent Search

The search begins for our next superintendent — with KCPS logo

On Jan. 8, 2024, the Kent County Board of Education agreed to move forward with a search for a new superintendent of schools for Kent County Public Schools, with the successful candidate to begin no later than July 1, 2024. Click here or on the image to learn more about our search process.


Board News

Citizen Advisory Committee with photo of students in a hallway

CAC members sought

The application period to join Kent County Public Schools' Citizen Advisory Committee has been extended.
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This year's winners of Kent County Public Schools' annual awards are, from left, Support Employee of the Year LaToya Johnson, Teacher of the Year Kaitlyn Wright and Promising Educator Michelle Johnson.

Wright named Teacher of the Year

Each year the school system names a Teacher of the Year, Support Employee of the Year and Promising Educator Award winner.
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Career and Retirement Celebration for Superintendent Dr. Karen Couch, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 9, Chester River Yacht and Country Club

Celebration for Dr. Couch

The Kent County Public Schools Education Foundation Fund is hosting a career and retirement celebration for Dr. Karen Couch in May.
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Kent County High School students sitting at graduation

KCPS rises in graduation rankings

Kent County Public Schools is in the top rankings for high school graduation rates in Maryland.
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