Fairview Outdoor School

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Claud E. Kitchens Outdoor School at Fairview
12808 Draper Road
Clear Spring, Maryland 21722
United States
Coordinates 39°39′50″N 77°56′30″W / 39.66389°N 77.94167°W / 39.66389; -77.94167Coordinates: 39°39′50″N 77°56′30″W / 39.66389°N 77.94167°W / 39.66389; -77.94167
School type Outdoor learning facility
Opened 1979
School district Washington County Public Schools
Superintendent Dr. Clayton Wilcox
Head teacher Timothy Abe
Grades K–12
Classes offered Environmental science and literacy, STEM
Campus type Rural

Claud E. Kitchens Outdoor School at Fairview, formerly known as Fairview Outdoor School and Fairview Outdoor Education Center, is a public school located between Clear Spring and Hancock in western Washington County, Maryland, United States. The school was built in 1979 and serves students in the Washington County Public Schools system as a facility to promote environmental awareness.

The school was renamed as of 09 December 2008 to honor the late former Washington County Public Schools superintendent Claud E. Kitchens, who oversaw the construction of the facility.[1]


  1. ^ School to be renamed for Kitchens, Erin Cunningham. The Herald-Mail. 09 December 2008.

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