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Montgomery County Public Schools will close at the regularly scheduled time today. All school-sponsored afterschool and evening activities are CANCELED. Day care programs in school buildings will remain open as scheduled. Community use activities in school buildings will occur, as scheduled.

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Todas las escuelas públicas del Condado de Montgomery cerrarán en su horario habitual, hoy. Todas las actividades después de la escuela auspiciadas por las escuelas están canceladas. Programas de cuidado diario en edificios escolares se mantendran abiertos en su horario programado. Actividades comunitarias en edificios escolares procederán como han sido programadas.

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Special ProgramsAdmissions → Application Programs

Application Programs: News, Forms, and Deadlines

Some competitive programs with a limited number of seats require that students complete an application and meet specific admissions criteria. This may include a written application or the submission of additional materials such as a portfolio.  Some programs accept applications countywide, while others accept applications from designated regions of the county. They are called “application programs.”

For specific information, click on the tab below with the current grade level of your child. 

For Grade 3 Students

Documents and information for 2014-2015 school year 


 Application due date was Friday, November 7, 2014 

  •   Testing for current MCPS students takes place in your child's elementary schools during regular school hours.  Non-MCPS students will be tested at a central location.
  • Teacher forms and general information 

Who is this information for?

Have additional questions?

For additional information, contact the Division of Consortia Choice and Application Program Services at 301-592-2040.

Updated November 2014 

For Grade 5 Students

Documents and information

  • Deadline for all programs for the 2015-16 school year was Friday, November 7, 2014.
  • Applicants should receive notifications by mail in early February, 2015.
  • Information about Appeals 

Who is this information for?

The documents and information listed are for Grade 5 students applying to these programs

More information: Contact Division of Consortia Choice and Application Program Services, at 301-592-2040.

Updated January 30, 2015 

For Grade 8 Students

Documents and information 

  • Deadline for all programs for the 2015-16 school year was Friday, November 7, 2014.
  • Applicants should receive notifications by mail in early February, 2015.
  • Information about Appeals 

Who is this information for?

The documents and information listed are for Grade 8 students applying to these programs

More information: Contact Division of Consortia Choice and Application Program Services, at 301-592-2040.

Updated January 30, 2015

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