• Media Advisory: PGCPS to Dedicate Accokeek Academy

    May 12, 2017
    For Immediate Release
    CONTACT:
    Office of Communications
    301-952-6001

    UPPER MARLBORO, MD – On May 15, Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) will host a dedication ceremony for the new 66,500-square-foot elementary school portion of Accokeek Academy. The new facility can serve 445 students from prekindergarten through fourth grade.

    The Accokeek Academy band and choir will perform. Following the program, elected officials and special guests will lead the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

    Accokeek Academy was designed as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) building, whose features promote sustainability, water and energy efficiency, and a healthy indoor environment. Upon completion of the LEED rating process, the school is expected to attain gold-level certification.

    WHAT: Accokeek Academy Dedication Ceremony

    WHEN: Monday, May 15
    School Tour: 9-9:45 a.m.
    Dedication Program: 10 a.m.

    WHERE:
    14400 Berry Road
    Accokeek, MD 20607

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    Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 208 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.