What We Do
MCPS Interscholastic Athletics Program
includes participation opportunities at 25 high schools and 38 middle
schools. Approximately 22,000
student-athletes participate annually on the high school level, 4,000 on the
middle school level. The high school
program includes competition in 20 sports or activities, with 31 varsity teams
and 13 junior varsity teams per high school – over 1,000 teams systemwide. The middle school program includes
competition in four sports, seven teams per school, for students in grades
seven and eight.
comprehensive high school program includes approximately 10,000 contests
scheduled per year. There were 172 MCPS teams that won team championships at
the division, county, region, or state level during the 2012-13 school year,
including 144 student-athletes who won individual state championships.
High School Interscholastic Athletics Program features one of the most
comprehensive sportsmanship award programs in the country, where teams and
schools compete for annual sportsmanship awards. The annual Sportsmanship Award is the most
coveted of MCPS athletics awards.
News and Announcements
2014 Minds in Motion Scholarship Program
We are now accepting applications from qualifying senior student-athletes participating in MPSSAA-sponsored sports for the 2014 Minds In Motion Scholarship program.