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Department of the Air Force
Bldg 1442 Concord Ave.
Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762
Child & Youth Flight Chief
Each installation provides information about the types of schools and programs offered on or near your installation for your child. Learn about the types of programs, guidelines and requirements for each school. Whether you choose to send your child to a Department of Defense School, a private school or public school, your installation can help you explore all of your options to make the right decision for you and your child.
There are no DODEA schools on JB Andrews or anywhere in the immediate National Capital Region.
PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
The majority of military children living on or around Joint Base Andrews attend Prince George County Public schools. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion
Please click here to view PGCPS’ School Calendar
PLEASE FIND YOUR SCHOOL FIRST AND HOUSE SECOND - MARYLAND IS NOT A SCHOOL OF CHOICE SO THERE IS A SCHOOL ASSIGNED TO YOUR RESPECTIVE RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS.
PUBLIC SCHOOLS SERVING CHILDREN RESIDING ON JB ANDREWS:
•Francis T. Evans Elementary School located in Clinton, MD(near the Virginia Gate)https://schools.pgcps.org/francistevans/
•Stephen Decatur Middle School, grades 6- 8 located in Clinton, MD
•Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School, grades 9-12 located in Upper Marlboro, MD https://schools.pgcps.org/drhenrywisejr/
• Imagine Andrews Public Charter School, grades K-8 located on Joint Base Andrews (Please note, enrollment is through lottery in the beginning of the school year only) https://schools.pgcps.org/imagineandrews/splash/
As mandated by the State of Maryland, children admitted to the kindergarten program in public schools shall be five (5) years old on or before September 1 of the school year in which they are applying. If your child is enrolling in a PGCPS for the first time, regardless of the grade, you need proof of address, proof of child’s identity, and current medical information. Please visit the PGCPS website (https://www.pgcps.org/) or call the SLO for more information.
In addition to Public and Homeschool options, there are numerous Private Schools in the area surrounding Joint Base Andrews. For families preferring Private School, the following link may be helpful:www.privateschoolreview.com
The Private School Review website allows you to search for schools by selected criteria to include location and religious preference.
Home schooling has become an option used by an increasing number of families throughout the nation, including military families. If you live in Prince George's County and chose to homeschool your child, you will need to file a Notice of Intent to Homeschool with the PGCPS Homeschooling Office. For homeschooled students assigned to Joint Base Andrews, there are a few local home education organizations available to provide advice, mentoring, and collaboration. Call the SLO for a list of home school organizations and detailed information on the homeschooling process.