DC public schools officially welcome students back

- Welcome back to school D.C. students! Monday is the first day of school for kids in the District.

The wait is over for some of our area students! D.C. public school students, Frederick County, Maryland students and most Anne Arundel county students are headed back to class this morning! One of those schools is welcoming them for the first time, Ron Brown College Preparatory High School is D.C.’s first all-boys public high school.

Let’s take a look at who else is going back to school today:

Frederick county, Maryland students, you're waking up to a new school year. Also most of Anne Arundel County is headed back to class.

If you're among the students starting school on Monday - we want to hear from you! 

Post your first day back to school pictures and use #fox5firstday.

Below is the list of the first day of school in each system in the region:


D.C.: Aug. 22


Alexandria: Sept. 6 (Aug. 4 for the Samuel W. Tucker Elementary School)

Arlington: Sept. 6 (Sept. 7 for VPI and pre-K special education)

Culpeper County: Opened Aug. 9

Falls Church: Sept. 6

Fairfax County: Sept. 6

Fauquier County: Aug. 17

Frederick County: Aug. 17

Fredericksburg: Sept. 6

Loudoun County: Aug. 29

Manassas: Aug. 29

Manassas Park City: Aug. 15 for grades 1-12; Aug. 16 for kindergarten

Prince William County: Aug. 29

Stafford County: Sept. 6

Spotsylvania County: Sept. 6

Warren County: Aug. 15


Anne Arundel County: Aug. 22 for grades 1-6 and 9; Aug. 23 for all grades

Baltimore City: Aug. 29

Baltimore County: Aug. 24

Calvert County: Aug. 29

Carroll County: Aug. 29

Charles County: Aug. 29

Frederick County: Aug. 22

Howard County: Aug. 29

Montgomery County: Aug. 29

Prince George’s County: Aug. 23

St. Mary’s County: Aug. 24

Washington County: Aug. 17

West Virginia

Jefferson County: Aug. 18

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