Wicomico County Public Schools educate approximately 15,000 students every day, from Prekindergarten through Grade 12. Full-day and half-day Prekindergarten classrooms ensure that more than 600 three- and four-year-olds enter school with critical early literacy and numeracy skills.
Wicomico Schools offers a wide-range of academically challenging programs including NexGen STEM Academy, Career and Technology Education, intermediate Magnet Program, elementary and middle school Thinking and Doing (TAD) gifted program, and more. We have four high schools with grades 9-12, one middle/high school with grades 6-12, three middle schools with grades 6-8, one elementary/middle school with grades 4-8, 16 elementary schools, as well as an Early Learning Center, an Evening High School, Choices Academy, and the Online Learning Lab.
WCPS is proud of its nearly 1,300 classroom teachers, who are focused each day on helping students achieve at the highest levels. Our teachers are led and inspired by a combined 57 principals and site directors. Established in 1868, the school system celebrated its 150th year back in 2018. Wicomico Public Schools currently employs close to 2,400 full-time staff members.