There are no schools on post at Fort Detrick, so both on and off post residents will attend Frederick County Public Schools. This county has been consistently ranked as one of the best in Maryland. Bus transportation is provided if preK-5th graders live over 1.25 miles from their school and the same goes for 6-12th graders over 1.75 miles from their school. To register a child, it is helpful to have previous school transcripts. Students enrolling in FCPS for the first time must bring social security number, proof of Frederick County residence, and proof of immunizations.
Contact the Frederick County Public Schools district at 301-644-5000 or call the Fort Detrick School Liaison Officer at 301-619-3247, DSN 312-343-3247.
This is a website dedicated to our men and women serving at Fort Detrick, MD. Its purpose is to provide military personnel the information necessary for their move to the area. This information is for both on-post/base and off-post/base at Fort Detrick, MD. This is not an official military website.