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The 2023 KCPS Holiday Season with festive garland

December is a busy time of year for teachers, students and families! With holiday concerts, half days and Winter Break coming up, we've put together all the information highlighting this month's special events on one page. Go to for all the details.
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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 regularly scheduled monthly meeting will be held Monday, Dec. 11, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Open session will be immediately followed by the Board members going into closed session. The Dec. 11, open session will resume at 6:30 pm. The meeting will be located at the Kent County Public Schools Administrative Building, 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.

Board News

H.H. Garnet Elementary School kindergarteners perform "Ha Ha Holiday" during the Winter Concert.

Garnet Winter Concert video and photos

H.H. Garnet Elementary School held its Winter Concert Thursday evening, Dec. 7 in the Kent County High School Auditorium.
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A message from our superintendent with a photo of Dr. Couch

Setting the record straight on fall MAP scores

KCPS Superintendent Dr. Karen Couch published an op-ed in support of our teachers and highlighting the school system's efforts to create a top quality education for our students with investments in new programs, practices and strategies.
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Latest app and website updates with app homescreen image

KCPS updates website and mobile app

In an effort to better reach students and families, Kent County Public Schools has updated its website and mobile app.
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Citizen Advisory Committee with photo of students in a hallway

Citizen Advisory Committee here to help

Kent County Public Schools families and staff, as well as members of the broader community, have an advocate in the Citizen Advisory Committee.
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