About Us

Heather Moraff

Heather Moraff Principal heather_moraff@hcpss.org

Nykia Mapson

Nykia Mapson Assistant Principal nykia_mapson@hcpss.org

School Overview


Hammond Elementary School provides a safe, nurturing learning environment that fosters individual success through academic excellence, and appreciation of diversity, to ensure lifelong learners.


Hammond Elementary School staff will implement the Maryland Common Core Curriculum for the students to be College and Career Ready by...

  • being able to demonstrate independence
  • understanding others perspectives and cultures
  • appropriately using STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics)
  • building strong content knowledge

Core Values

  • Collaborative Relationships
  • Communication
  • Creativity

School Profile: Hammond Elementary School
Fast facts about Hammond 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.

Community Superintendent

With a focus on instruction as a birth-through-graduation continuum, Community Superintendents better position the school system to support students throughout their entire journey with HCPSS. View community superintendents by regional area.

Community Superintendent Area 1: Patrick Saunderson

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.

HES BOE Representative: Dr.Linfeng Chen