About Us

Danielle R. Shanks

Danielle Shanks Principal Danielle_Shanks@hcpss.org

Jason Morton-Ortega

Jason Morton-Ortega Assistant Principal Jason_Morton-Ortega@hcpss.org

School Overview

  • School Mascot: Bryant the Bear
  • PBIS Bear Standards: P.A.W.S.

    • Practice Safety - Act Respectfully - Work Together - Strive for Success

  • Bear Chant - "I AM a Scholar"

                     I am somebody,

             I was somebody when I came,

and I will be a better somebody when I leave.

                        I am powerful,

                         I am strong,

and I deserve the education that I get here.

                  I have things to do,

                    people to impress,

                            places to go,

                       I am a scholar,

              go ahead and watch me grow!


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School Profile: Bryant Woods Elementary School
Fast facts about Bryant Woods ES 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.

BWES BOE Representative: Dr. Linfeng Chen