Dorchester County Public Schools

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Maple Elementary

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Ms. Rachel Wise


5225 Egypt Rd.

Cambridge, MD 21613

(410) 228-8577

(410) 221-6584 - FAX

School Hours: 8:30a.m. - 3:30p.m.

Earliest Student Drop Off: 8:10a.m.

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About Us - MES

Maple Elementary School is the largest elementary school in Dorchester County.  We have over 485 students in grades prekindergarten through fifth grade.  We are also a Title I school with over 90% of our students who would qualify for free or reduced meals.

Our staff consists of a principal, assistant principal, guidance counselor, dean of students, family liaison, reading coach, and math coach.  We have 27 classroom teachers, a media specialist, physical education teacher, music/band teacher, art teacher, guidance teacher, and technology teacher.  Fourteen instructional assistants, 2 full-time secretaries, 4 custodians, and 4 cafeteria staff also serve the students of our school. 

We have established the following vision and mission to define our daily work and to communicate our future aspirations for our students, staff, and community: 


Our Vision

The vision at Maple Elementary School is to create an environment that unlocks the full potential of every student.



Our Mission

We will show PRIDE in everything we do.


Our mission is to:

  • Promote integrity in a safe and nurturing learning environment which embraces diversity.
  • Recognize the importance of educating the whole child, being mindful of his/her physical, social, and emotional growth.
  • Involve families and community in the whole learning process.
  • Deliver instruction that is informed by data, individual student needs, and research-based strategies.
  • Engage all learners so they will achieve intellectual and personal excellence.