The Mission of Guilford Elementary School is to ensure excellence in teaching and learning in a safe, welcoming school environment, which will allow each student to develop and embrace the opportunities afforded to them so that they will participate responsibly in our diverse and changing world.
Our Vision at Guilford Elementary School is to maintain a collaborative learning community reflective of the partnership we share between the students, parents and our dedicated staff. Through this partnership, we continually strive to ensure the academic success of all students by encouraging their academic, physical, emotional, and social development so as to direct their paths toward college and career readiness.
Motto: "First Steps on the path to college and beyond..."
Guilford Students ROAR with Success!
R - Respect of Self,Others & Property
O - Ownership of Actions
A - Positive Attitudes
R - Responsibility
Maryland Green School Portfolio: In 2018, Guilford Elementary School was re-certified as a Green School. This was the result of a collaborative effort between families, students, staff, and our wonderful community. We are very proud of our contributions to the environment and are always looking for new and innovative ways to GO GREEN.
To view out Green School Re-certification application click on the following link: https://sites.google.com/hcpss.me/ges-green-school-app-2/home
2018 Guilford Elementary School Awarded Eco-Schools USA Green Flag for Exceptional ‘Green’ Achievement
Reston, VA (June 15, 2018) – Guilford Elementary School was recognized by National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools USA program for exceptional achievement in ‘greening’ physical structure and grounds, conserving natural resources and integrating environmental education into curricula. It is the 6th school so honored in Maryland, and the 108th to win the Green Flag, Eco-Schools USA’s highest honor.
To view the full article on this award: Eco-Schools-USA-GreenFlag June 15, 2018.docx
Guilford Elementary School
Fast facts about Guilford ES listing special programs, total enrollment, accomplishments and more.
MSDE Individual School
The Individual School Performance Report for each school is provided by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and reflects the school's proficiency levels on the Maryland School Assessment (MSA).
With a focus on instruction as a birth-through-graduation continuum, Community Superintendents better position the school system to support students throughout their entire journey with HCPSS. View community superintendents by regional area.
Community Superintendent Area 1: Marcy Leonard
Howard County public schools are divided into school clusters, which are assigned to individual Board members to facilitate school visitations, attend special events, and provide a point of contact for each school community. View all BOE school cluster assignments.
GES BOE Representative: Bess Altwerger, Ed.D.