Nonpublic Schools

Updated May 27, 2021

Montgomery County strongly encourages all schools to provide distance learning. However, nonpublic schools may reopen for in-person instruction.

See Montgomery County Public Schools reopening information

Letter to schools

Letter to schools from Dr. Travis Gayles, November 19, 2020

Reopening Guidance

You may request a review of your nonpublic school plan.

Positive COVID-19 cases

Nonpublic schools that choose to hold in-person instruction this fall are required under Maryland Annotated Code Health General 18-202 and COMAR to immediately report any positive COVID-19 cases (among children, staff, or administration) to Montgomery County’s Disease Control Team at 240-777-1755.

The information provided is confidential. Failure to provide this information is a misdemeanor.

Response to a Laboratory Confirmed Case of COVID-19 and Persons with COVID-19-like Illness in Schools and Decision Aid (PDF), Maryland Department of Health and State Department of Education


See requirements for school graduation ceremonies.