Thomas Edison High School of Technology


About Edison

Experience Success through hands on learning for college future careers life.

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 seventeen 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.


 Programs Offered

Automotive Cluster

  • Automotive Technology and Dealership Training
  • Auto Body Technology
  • Foundations of Automotive Technology

Construction Cluster

  • Carpentry
  • Electricity
  • HVAC
  • Masonry
  • Plumbing

Human and Consumer Services

  • The Academy of Hospitality and Tourism
  • Cosmetology
  • The Academy of Health Professions
  • Professional Restaurant Management/Culinary Arts
  • Nail Technology


Think your child is interested? Apply soon! The priority deadline is January 15, 2016


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