Welcome to the SmartFindExpress site for Harford County Public Schools!


Need SFE assistance? Send an email to supsupport@hcps.org, or contact Lisa Aguiar at 410-809-6133, or Joanna Karolenko at 410-588-5238.


Inclement Weather Policy:
Schools Closed: Code BLUE
Harford County Public Schools are closed for students and teachers. School offices and school system central offices will open on time. Substitutes DO NOT report.

Schools and School Offices Closed: Code GREEN
Harford County Public Schools and Offices are closed. Substitutes DO NOT report.

Schools and School Offices Closed: Code RED
Harford County Public Schools and Offices are closed. Substitutes DO NOT report.

SUBSTITUTES PLEASE BE ADVISED: It is your responsibility to ensure schools are open. Please check the HCPS website for information regarding delays and closures. If schools are delayed (one hour or two hours), plan to arrive at your assignment one or two hours (whichever applies) after the original start time of the assignment.

Information regarding closings and delays can be found on our home page HCPS.org

Additional Inclement Weather and School Closing Information can be found by clicking here.


Typical half day/whole day assignment times are as follows:

High School
7:00am-10:40am
10:41am-2:20pm

Middle School
7:45am-11:25am
11:26am-3:05pm

Elementary School
8:30am-12:10pm
12:11pm-3:50pm

4th Tier
8:50am-12:30pm or 9:00am-12:40pm
12:31pm-4:10pm or 12:41pm-4:20pm

*North Harford Middle School operates on the same schedule as North Harford High School.

**The following elementary schools operate on the 4th tier busing schedule: Bakerfield, Bel Air, Deerfield, Forest Lakes, Havre de Grace, Red Pump, and William S. James.

The SFE Employee Quick Reference can be found at HCPS.org under Staff.

The SFE Substitute Quick Reference can be found at HCPS.org/Info for Existing HCPS Substitutes.