About Our Schools

Worcester County Public Schools is comprised of 14 exceptional schools which serve over 6,650 students. To learn more about each of our schools, please use the dropdown menu at the top-left of the website to "Select a School". From this menu, you can explore all of our schools' websites that are filled with great information.

If you would like to learn more about registration and enrollment, please use the "Eligibility and Enrollment" link at the left for more information. Each school has been assigned a specific geographical area from which to draw its attendance.  If you are unsure which zone your residence would fall under, please explore that information using the links below:


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Thank you, and we look forward to discussing your child's successful transition into Worcester County Public Schools.




Buckingham Elementary School
(Grades PreK to 4)

Includes all students in grades PreK to grade four living west of Sims and Campbelltown Roads and Route 90 (between Route 346 and Route 50) south of Route 50 eastward toward Holly Grove Road, west of Holly Grove and Sinepuxent Roads to the intersection of Lewis and Sinepuxent Roads, south to the mid-channel of Ayers Creek, west of the mid-channel of Ayers and Trappe Creeks to Newport Bay.

All students in grades PreK to grade 4 living north of a line running in an easterly direction from the Worcester-Wicomico boundary north of Whiton Crossing Road to the intersection of Sandyfield Road and Ninepin Branch Road to the intersection of Patey Woods Road and Bethards Road to Bassett Creek and north of the mid-channel of Bassett Creek to Newport Bay.

Ocean City Elementary School
(Grades PreK to 4)

Includes all students in grades PreK to grade 4 living east of the mid-channel of Assawoman and Isle of Wight Bays, south of the mid-channel of Turville and Crippen Branch Creeks, to the intersection of the mid-branch of Crippen Branch Creek and Cathell Road, south of the middle branch and a straight line west to the intersection of Jones Road and Route 113 (Worcester Highway) on and east of Route 113 South of Route 50, north of Route 50 and eastward to Holly Grove Road. On Holly Grove and Sinepuxent Roads, to the intersection of Lewis and Sinepuxent Roads, south to Ayers Creek, east of the mid-channel of Ayers and Trappe Creeks to the Chincoteague Bay.

Showell Elementary School
(Grades PreK to 3)

Includes all students in grades PreK to grade 3 living on and east of Sims, Campbelltown and Pitts Roads, and east of Route 346 (between Route 90 and Route 50) to Route 50. North of Route 50, eastward to Route 113. West of Route 113, north to the intersection of Route 113 and Jones Road, north of a line from the intersection of Route 113 and Jones Road to the middle branch of Crippen Branch Creek and the mid-channel of Crippen Branch and Turville Creeks, east of the mid-channel of Isle of Wight and Assawoman Bays to the Delaware Line.

Berlin Intermediate, Stephen Decatur Middle, and Stephen Decatur High Schools
BIS (Grades 4-6); SDMS (Grades 7-8); and SDHS (Grades 9-12)

Includes students in grade 4 in the Showell attendance area and all students in grade 5-12 living north of a line running in an easterly direction from the Worcester-Wicomico boundary north of Whiton Crossing Road to the intersection of Sandyfield Road and Ninepin Branch Road, from there to Patey Woods Road south of the intersection of Patey Woods Road and Bethards Road to Porter Creek and north of the mid-channel of Porter Creek to Newport Bay.

Snow Hill
(Grades PreK to 12)

The Snow Hill attendance area includes the area north and northwest of the north boundary of the Pocomoke City area to a line running in an easterly direction from the Worcester-Wicomico boundary north of Whiton Crossing Road to the intersection of Sandyfield Road and Ninepin Branch Road to the intersection of Patey Woods Road and Bethards Road to Porter Creek and south of the mid-channel of Porter Creek to Newport Bay.

Pocomoke City
(Grades PreK to 12)

The Pocomoke City attendance area includes Johnson Neck Road, Klej Grange Road to the intersection of Klej Grange Road and State Route 366, from there southeastward intersecting Little Mill Road, one mile from the Holly Swamp Road intersection, and from there, to a point 200 yards from the intersection of Big Mill Road and State Route 12 and from there southward to the Virginia State Line, 200 yards west of State Route 12. From the intersection of Johnson Neck Road and U.S. Route 113 northward to the intersection of Scotty Road and Corner House Road, from there northward on Corner House Road to the intersection of Sand Road. From there northwestward to a point on the Whiteburg Road 1/4 mile south of the intersection of Whiteburg Road and Honeywell Road and from there westward to the Somerset County Line.