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About Our School

Preston Elementary School is a Pre-Kindergarten through Grade Five school-wide Title One School. We also maintain a program for 3-year-old children and children with special needs. We are located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in rural Caroline County.

Preston Elementary has numerous educational, charitable, and outreach-based programs that collaborate with our parents and community to serve the needs of the whole child. In addition, parents regularly attend school functions such as Teacher Meet and Greet, Back to School Night, Fall and Spring Book Fairs, Academic Nights based on current classroom content, Grandparent and Parent Days, Veterans Day, and multiple PTA-sponsored functions.  Preston Elementary School encourages volunteers to help facilitate and grow these events.

In addition, our students are exposed to a rigorous academic and cultural curriculum. This includes courses of study in music, physical education, media, art, guidance lessons focused on social and emotional wellness, and computer usage.

Message from the principal

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Dear Preston Elementary School Families,

Welcome and thank you for visiting Preston Elementary School’s webpage! I am honored, humbled, and privileged to be the Principal of Preston Elementary School. Preston Elementary School is committed to working with our community stakeholders to ensure that all Preston Elementary School students have access to the instruction and skills needed to be successful as they begin their educational journeys. We sincerely hope that you will find our redesigned website to be informative and intuitive. The staff of Preston Elementary School and myself are here to serve and meet the needs of your students. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call the school at 410-479-2897.

Sincerely,

A.J. Angeloni, Principal

Mission & Vision

Mission

The mission of Preston Elementary School is: PRIDE, EXCELLENCE, and SUCCESS for educating ALL students.

Vision

At Preston Elementary School, we are a family of learners who trust each other and work together to ensure all are successful.

PES is a Title I School receiving federal funds to improve instruction in math and reading. Parents of students attending Title 1 schools may request information about the professional qualifications of their child's teachers. Parents of elementary students may request in writing to the school principal information about their child's teacher including:

  • Any college or university degree or certification held.
  • The subject area of the teacher's degree or certification.
  • Whether the teacher is certified by the State of Maryland to teach a grade level or subject area.
  • Whether the teacher holds a provisional certificate.
  • Whether the child is served by paraprofessionals and, if so, parents may request their professional

School improvement plan

School-Parent Compact

We recognize the importance and value of partnership between the school and parents. We have created a school-parent contract that outlines the school’s commitment education, as well as expectations for students and parents.

Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

PTA meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each moth at 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. We encourage parents/guardians to attend and get involved! If you would like more information, please email prestonelementarypta19@gmail.com.

Current PTA Officers:

Christine Groller – President

Savannah Winston – Vice President

Brandy Warnick – Treasurer

Samantha Dolby – Secretary

Volunteer Information

Volunteers make it happen! We have a variety of volunteer opportunities, including chaperoning field trips, available. Please review the CCPS Volunteer Handbook, which includes the Volunteer Application Form at the end. Contact the school at 410.479.2897 if you would like to learn more.

Character Counts

Preston Elementary School and Character Counts Mid Shore provide engaging lessons of character. Lessons focus on the six pillars of character: Responsibility, Trustworthiness, Citizenship, Caring, Fairness, and Respect. 

If you are interested in becoming a Character Counts Coach, please contact Mrs. Sherman (School Counselor)