"Young children respond to gestures and movement before they react to the spoken word. They understand and explore sound before they learn to speak. They draw pictures before they form letters. They dance and act out stories before they learn to read."

School Calendar

Lucy School follows a typical school year aligned with Frederick County’s school calendar (at least 180 school days). 



Please click here to view the 2015-2016 calendar (180 school days).  Please note that we have Monday, February 15th and Monday, March 28th marked as possible snow make-up days. We have already incorporated an extra five days into our calendar; the school will communicate if we will need to use those days.


Preschool hours are from 9am-3pm Monday through Thursday and 9am-2pm on Fridays.

Primary (K-4th) hours are 8:45am-3:15pm Monday through Thursday and 8:45am-2pm on Fridays.

Middle School (5th-8th) hours are 8:40 am-3:20 pm Monday through Thursday and 8:40 am – 2pm on Fridays.


Children may also enroll in the school's Before School Program (available 7-9 am) and/or After School Program (available 3-6 pm M-Th, 2-6 pm Fridays).


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