About Us

James McVey IV

James McVey IV | Principal | james_mcvey@hcpss.org

Rashmi Bury

Rashmi Bury Assistant Principal rashmi_bury@hcpss.org

School Overview

Front Office Hours:  7:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.  |  Phone Hours:  7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Teaching Staff Hours:  7:30 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.
Need to Contact the Front Office/Administrators: 410-313-5040 (P)  |  410-313-5045 (F)
Need to Contact the Student Services/Guidance: 410-313-5043 (P)  |  410-313-5045 (F)
Need to Contact the Health Room/Nurse: 410-313-5040 (P)  |  410-313-5045 (F)

Student Hours:

  • 7:50 a.m.    Doors Open for ALL Students (Bus and Car Riders)

  • 8:00 a.m.    Students Report to Homeroom

  • 8:10 a.m.    Classes Begin

  • 2:45 p.m.    Bell and Announcements

  • 2:45 p.m.    Dismissal

  • 3:00 p.m.    ELMS Doors Close

ELMS opened in 1995. ELMS has 95 staff members.

At Elkridge Landing Middle School,we expect our students to ROAR:

R - Respectable
O - Optimistic
A - Achieving
R - Responsible


Elkridge Landing Middle School is a place where students, staff, parents, and community members work together to foster a friendly, supportive, and engaging environment in which students are inspired and empowered to excel.


  • Students will accept responsibility for their own continuous improvement.
  • Staff will implement the best available instructional practices and resources in their classrooms.
  • Parents and community members will partner with school staff to support school improvement initiatives.   


Each child, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, disability or socio-economic status, will meet the rigorous performance standards that have been established. All diploma-bound students will perform on or above grade level in all measured content areas. Each school will provide a safe, and nurturing school environment that values diversity and commonality.

School Profile: Elkridge Landing Middle School
Fast facts about Elkridge Landing MS listing special programs, total enrollment, accomplishments and more.

MSDE School Report Card
The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) School Report Card reflects overall school performance using a combination of academic and school quality indicators.

Board of Education Representative

Howard County public schools are divided into school clusters, which are assigned to individual Board members to facilitate school visitations, attend special events, and provide a point of contact for each school community. View all BOE school cluster assignments.

ELMS BOE Representative: Robyn Scates