Welcome to Ocean City Elementary

Blue Ribbon Award

Ocean City Elementary School (OCES) is a PreK through Grade 4 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. We work as a unifying team with one vision in mind. This vision is to meet students’ academic needs in an environment that nurtures their emotional, social, and physical well-being and prepares them for success in a global society.

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Hybrid Learning2021-2022 Virtual Learning Program application window now open!
IMPORTANT: Worcester County Public Schools has announced a new #BlendedLearningProgram for students beginning with the 2021-2022 school year. Please click the image or visit the worcesterk12.org website for more information including the program guide and application. The application window is open from May 24th - June 17th.

Lifetouch Yearbooks on Sale

OCES Yearbooks are on sale for $20. The last day to purchase one at this price is May 14th. After that, the price will go up to $25. 
If you would like to purchase a yearbook online, please click the image and enter: Yearbook ID Code: 1861421

COVID-19 ResourcesCOVID-19 Resources
Click the image for access to quick guides and resources specifically for students and staff that exhibit symptoms of COVID-19-like illness while at school. As additional resources become available they will be made available through this link.

COVID-19 TestingSchool Based COVID-19 Testing

Our school now offers any student or staff member that becomes ill during the school day with COVID-19-like illness or who is identified as a close contact the opportunity to get tested in our nurse’s suite. The testing program is entirely FREE, and no insurance is required. All you need to do to have your child participate in this program is simply complete the opt-in form. Click the image for more info.

Screening Form

Building Entry Questionnaire for Students

The following questions should be answered by a responsible student or guardian prior to admitting the student into school each day.


Maryland's Out of State Travel Advisory
Maryland issued an updated 
Out of State Travel Order on December 17, 2020 limiting all travel to essential purposes only. Click the image for more information.

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Our Parent Teacher Association is an integral part of our OCES community.  It is the driving force behind many key initiatives that enhance our student's education, increase the effectiveness of our teaching, and beautify our school and grounds.  The PTA is a very welcoming group of parents and guardians.  If you are not a member, please consider joining.




Worcester County Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Supervisor of Human Resources, Worcester County Board of Education, 6270 Worcester Highway, Newark, MD 21841