"The beginning is the most important part of the work." -- Plato
How We Started
Good things are often born of struggle, and our school is no different. In late 2009, a group of parents in Frederick County concerned about the emphasis in the public schools began meeting to discuss starting a charter school that would emphasize traditional content that was taught using research-based curricula. The group continued to meet for the remainder of the year, and then in early 2010, the group announced its intention to create the Frederick Classical Charter School. The application for the charter school was submitted to the Frederick County Board of Education in the summer of 2010. After several years of hurdles, in April 2012 the Board of Education approved Frederick Classical Charter School to open in August 2013. The exhausting years of effort and the many sacrifices made by our founding families inspired our motto--Nil Sine Magno Labore--nothing without great labor.
School Interest and Information Nights
Throughout the school year, FCCS holds meetings for potential students and parents to introduce them to the classical model of instruction and explain the enrollment process. For more information about enrollment and upcoming Information Nights, visit the Prospective Families webpage.
8445 Spires Way, Suite CC
Frederick, MD 21701
Directions: From Highway 26, turn south onto Monocacy Blvd. Take a left onto Gas House Pike and left onto Helix Way. Enter the parking lot on the left after Spires Way. The main building entrance is at the east end near the flagpole.
Phone: (240) 236-1200
Fax: (240) 236-1201