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Northeast Consortium (NEC)

The Northeast Consortium serves students in the "base areas" of Blake, Paint Branch, and Springbrook high schools. Each campus offers a comprehensive high school curriculum plus a distinctive 'Signature Program.' More about the NEC 


Contact your child's school counselor, call the Division of Consortia Choice and Application Program Services(DCCAPS) at 301-592-2040, or e-mail our staff 


Welcome Back to Another Exciting School Year!

Options Fairs

Thank you for attending the NEC High School Options Fair! Please view the Power Point presentation here.  

Gracias por asistir a las noches de invormación.  Por favor vea la presentación aquí  

Open Houses

NEC high schools will host open houses highlighting their Signature programs and other features of each school. Each open house will begin promptly at 7:00 pm.
Thursday, October 8, Springbrook HS
Thursday, October 22, James Hubert Blake HS
Thursday, October 29, Paint Branch HS


Enroll in NEC

Do you live within the NEC boundaries? Need to enroll your child in high school?
Contact us at 301-592-2040.


For additional information about the Choice process and/or the NEC, contact your child's school counselor, or call Division of Consortia Choice and Application Program Services(DCCAPS) office at 301-592-2040.

Blake HS

Signature Programs

  • Arts and Communication
  • Humanities and Public Service

More about programs at Blake HS 

Paint Branch HS

Signature Programs

  • Academy of Science
  • Academy of Media

More about programs at Paint Branch HS

Springbrook HS

Signature Programs

  • Information Technology
  • Justice, Law, and Society
  • International Baccalaureate

More about programs at Springbrook HS

All About the Choice Process

The Northeast Consortium (NEC) Program Booklet has general and specific information about the three schools in the NEC. 

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