Dorchester County Public Schools

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About Us - HES

Hurlock Elementary School is located in Hurlock,  a small town with a population of approximately 1800 people in rural Dorchester County, Maryland.  It was opened in 1982 to consolidate Hurlock Primary and Hurlock Intermediate Schools.   It has been enlarged twice by additions in 1990 and in 1996 to accommodate the increasing enrollment and special needs population. 
The current enrollment is 489 students in grades Pre-K through 5.
Our Vision
Hurlock Elementary will become a learning community where all have the opportunity to express themselves and make informed choices through an ongoing collaborative process.  It will be characterized by:
  • being stakeholder friendly
  • having strong leadership
  • maintaining positive attitudes
  • meeting the needs of all who belong
  • having a welcoming and accepting atmosphere