A Message from Principal Hughes


Deer Park Middle Magnet School Families,

On behalf of the faculty and staff at Deer Park Middle Magnet School, I am happy to welcome you to the 2023-2024 school year! We look forward to a productive partnership with you to ensure our children can achieve their highest potential. 

We recognize that this is an extraordinary time and now, more than ever, a strong partnership makes a significant difference in your child’s education. As partners, we share the responsibility for our children’s success and want you to know that we will do our absolute best to fulfill our responsibilities. Please click here to read our Welcome Back Letter and Back to School Newsletter. 

Thank you,

Jonathan Hughes,

Principal, Deer Park Middle Magnet School, [email protected]

Back to School Block Party
Get ready to kick off the school year with a blast at our Back to School Block Party! Join us for an afternoon of fun, games, and community spirit as we celebrate the start of a new academic adventure. There'll be music, delicious food, exciting activities, and plenty of chances to meet new friends and reconnect with old ones. Don't miss out on the ultimate way to jumpstart the school year - see you there!

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New Student Registration

New student registration is now completed onlineTo register your student, please email the following documents to our School Counseling Department Chairperson, Ms. Olumiji [email protected]Please attach all the documents to one email and include your student's full name, grade, and DOB.

Registration Documents Needed:

  • Three pieces of opened mail dated within the last 60 days (You can black out sensitive information

  • Copy of your mortgage, lease or deed statement

  • Photo ID

  • Transfer packet from previous school

  • Two emergency contact (Name, Telephone number, and email address (if possible)

  • Immunization record (It should be included in the transfer packet)


We are unable to complete your student's registration without receiving all documents

If your student has previously attended a Baltimore County Public School, please request a withdrawal packet from their previous schoolOnce received, please email our School Counseling Department Chair, Ms. Olumiji ([email protected]) to register. 

If you have any questions, please email our School Counseling Department Chairperson Ms. Olumiji at [email protected].

After your student is registered, you will receive additional information from your student's School Counselor.

6th Grade:  A - M Ms Onwuanaibe ([email protected]) N - Z Ms Olumiji ([email protected])
7th Grade: Mr. Linstrom ([email protected])
8th Grade Ms. Crews ([email protected])


School and Registration Information Links
School Zones

Request a Transfer Packet

BCPS Magnet Information for 2025-2006

BCPS Magnet Information and Applications for the 2025 – 2026 school year can be reviewed on the BCPS Magnet Website. DPMMS will host a Magnet Open House on October 23, 2024, at 6:00 pm.

Click here to learn more about our incredible Magnet Programs!

If you have questions about the Magnet Programs at Deer Park Middle Magnet School, please contact Mrs. Crystal Patillo (, DPMMS Magnet Coordinator.

Summer Reading Enrichment

Research shows that children who do not read in the summer can lose two to three months of reading skills.  DPMMS has provided summer reading materials and ideas to help prevent the summer learning loss and engage students in enrichment reading. 

Ways to Engage

  1. Use the Material Sent Home with Students 
    1. Collections Close Readers Read and annotate at least three texts in the workbook. 
    2. Novel Pack- Select a book to read and complete a project from the choice board. 
  2. Join the Baltimore County Public Library Reading Challenge 
    1. Participate in the BCPL events. 
    2. Check out a book to read and complete a project from the choice board. 

Students who submit a completed Summer Reading Enrichment project or Close Reader to their 2024-25 Language Arts teacher by September 20, 2024, will be recognized during the first quarter. 



Is your student riding a bus to Deer Park? Click here to see the bus routes for the 2023-2024 school year!
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All bus riders are expected to report to their bus room at the end of the day. Families should review the Bus Room Document with their students so that they can successfully ride the bus home eah afternoon.

Please take some time to review the BCPS Guide to Transportation. If you have questions about your child's transportation assignment, please contact the BCPS Office of Transportation at (443) 809-4321. 

Have you purchased your school supplies for this year? Check out our supply list for the 2024-2025 school year!

Click here for the 2024-2025 Uniform Guide

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Has your student been vaccinated?

  • All students in grades K-9 must have two Varicella vaccines
  • All students in grades 7-12 must have a Tdap vaccine (Whooping Cough) and Meningococcal vaccine (Meningitis)
  • All students must have their vaccinations complete by September 15, 2024 or they will not be allowed to return to school

Click here to find a vaccination center
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Deer Park is a No Cell Phone school!

Students are not permitted to use cell phones or Air pods during the school day. It is the expectation that students cell phones will be away during instruction and in the hallways. Students may only use their cell phones during lunch in the cafeteria. It is suggested that parents and guardians set controls on their child's phone to limit screen time and communication access during the school day. Families with iPhones or Android phones should review the linked information. 

2023 -2024 Yearbook 
Please scan the QR code to purchase a yearbook.
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Sick from COVID-19?
Not sure when you should stay home?
Click Here for more information.

About Us

Deer Park Middle Magnet School. A learning community that inspires every individual to rise above every challenge every day. We are Dedicated, Prepared, Motivated, Mindful, and Successful.