First day of school: Sept. 7

PUBLIC SCHOOL FACTS AND FIGURES

August 22, 1993

First day for teachers: Aug. 31

Last day of school: June 17

Winter vacation: Dec. 24 through Jan. 2

Spring break: March 31 through April 5

Days report cards are distributed: Nov. 5; Jan. 27; April 15; June 17

Lunch prices:

Elementary: $1.15

Middle and high school: $1.30

Adult: $2.25

Milk: 30 cents

Breakfast: 75 cents

Immunizations (shots) required: Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, rubella, measles, mumps and Haemophilus influenza Type Equipment: Required supplies vary by school, grade and teacher.

Standardized test dates:

Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test: Oct. 12 and 16

Scholastic Aptitude Test/Achievement Tests: Nov. 6; Jan. 22; May 7; June 4

Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills: March 21-25

Maryland School Performance and Assessment Program: May 9-20

Maryland Functional Tests:

Reading --Oct. 20 and April 26

Math --Oct. 27 and April 12

Writing --Jan. 11-12 and July 20

Citizenship --Feb. 1 and April 19

Advanced Placement Exams: May 4-6, 9-11, 13 and 18-20

School starting times: See school-by-school list of homerooms

New principals:

Barbara Walker, Runnymede Elementary

Robert Bruce, Manchester Elementary

Richard Huss, Charles Carroll Elementary

School superintendent:

R. Edward Shilling: 848-8280; 876-2208

School board president: Carolyn L. Scott: 875-3379

Board of Education meetings: Second Wednesday of the month at 9 a.m.

School board members:

John D. Myers Jr., vice president

Ann M. Ballard

Joseph D. Mish Jr.

C. Scott Stone

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