Welcome to Arbutus Elementary


Our mission is to provide a positive and effective educational environment that is student centered and focuses on individual achievement to prepare our students for college and career opportunities in a multicultural, technologically advanced, global society.


Our vision is the cultivation of a community of individuals who are life long learners who contribute to the global society in a positive manner while inspiring others to reach their potential.

As a professional learning community:

  • We will maintain a safe and orderly environment that is positive and effective.

  • We will make decisions based on student data as well as moral and ethical values.

  • We will view all students as individuals when evaluating and nurturing their potential.

  • We will communicate clear expectations that are measurable and maintain accountability to ensure that we are implementing effective instruction.

  • We will recognize the strengths and needs of the community to maximize the advancement of all stakeholders. 

Recent News

November Events:

American Education Week at AES (11/12-11/16)

The students, teachers, and staff of Arbutus Elementary school invite you to visit during American Education Week. Below are a list of days you are invited to visit your child’s classroom. Come and see why Arbutus is a great place to learn!

  • Monday, November 12          Pre-K and Kindergarten
  • Tuesday, November 13           1st and 2nd Grade
  • Wednesday, November 14      3rd and 4th Grade
  • Thursday, November 15         Grandparents Day
  • Friday, November 16              5th Grade

Reminder:  Please have your ID so you can be signed in through our Raptor system.

Test Score Information:

School assessment data can be found by clicking on the link below:
2017 Maryland Report Card Link

Support our PTA with:  Amazon Smile Logo

Please see the updated Parents tab for information on AmazonSmile.  AmazonSmile is a year-round fundraiser that supports our PTA with purchases that you are making on Amazon anyway!  Click the link below to learn more:

AmazonSmile Parent Link

Attention car riders:           

Here's a map indicating our drop off and pick up locations.

AES Carline Diagram '18-'19 Link

BCPS One Logo

Through the BCPS One system, all the district's programs and initiatives around student data, assessments, curriculum, instruction, reporting, and analysis are being fully integrated into a single, user-friendly, platform. BCPS One has been implemented to provide a Web-based communication and collaboration set of tools which provide a single, unified presence to distribute information and actively engage the community in the instructional process. Through BCPS One, educators are also able to communicate classroom level information with colleagues, leadership, parents, and students. 

For more information, please click the link below.