General Information

Thomas Edison High School of Technology is unique among Montgomery County public high schools. Students enrolled in all MCPS comprehensive high schools may apply for enrollment in one of Edison’s eighteen highly acclaimed career and technology education programs.

Students attend Edison every day for three class periods (2 ½ hours), earn 1 ½ credits per semester, and transportation is provided. In addition to offering valuable professional certifications and licenses, many programs are articulated with colleges and universities for college credit.

Over seventy percent of Edison students plan to attend colleges, universities, and technical schools. Many Edison graduates continue on their same career pathways and/or use their skills to help pay for college expenses. Edison is the perfect choice: students receive all the benefits offered at their comprehensive high schools as well as a valuable Edison capstone experience.

Bell Schedule




  • 7:40 warning bell
  • 7:45 classes begin
  • 10:15 classes end
  • 10:55 warning bell
  • 11:00 classes begin
  • 1:30 classes end

AM Schools to Edison

  • James Blake
  • Montgomery Blair
  • Damascus
  • Albert Einstein
  • Foundations
  • Robert Frost
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Randolph Academy
  • Richard Montgomery
  • Northwest
  • Northwood
  • Springbrook
  • Wheaton
  • Thomas S. Wootton

PM schools to Edison

  • Montgomery Blair
  •  Bethesda-Chevy Chase
  • Winston Churchill
  • Clarksburg
  • Albert Einstein
  • Gaithersburg
  • Walter Johnson
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Col. Zadok Magruder
  • Northwood
  • Paint Branch
  • Poolesville
  • Quince Orchard
  • RICA
  • Rockville
  • Seneca Valley
  • Sherwood
  • Watkins Mill
  • Wheaton
  • Walt Whitman






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