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Admission Process (Regional/countywide programs)

New information for the 2021-2022 is coming soon!  Please see below by grade level.

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

For Grade 3 Students

Documents and information 

New information for the 2021-2022 school year will be posted by December 2021

The information below is provided for reference.  Updated information about the process for the 2021-2022 school year will be posted by mid December 2021. 

Information from the 2020-2021 school year

 

  • The Grade 3 universal review process and lottery for Centers for Enriched Studies was conducted in late March 2021.  Parents were mailed their student’s personalized results via U.S.P.S. the week of April 19, 2021.
  • CES  FAQ  for the 2020-2021 School Year
  • 2020-2021 CES Parent/Guardian   Letter   ( Carta en español ) 
  •  Recording of the January 13, 2021 CES Parent Information Meeting:  English and  español   

 

Who is this information for? 

The documents and information listed are for Grade 3 students seeking more information about the Center for Enriched Studies.

  •  Elementary schools that currently house a regional program include Lucy V. Barnsley, Chevy Chase, Clearspring, Cold Spring, Dr. Charles R. Drew, Fox Chapel, Mill Creek Towne, Oak View and Pine Crest.

  •  Elementary schools that currently house a local program include:  Rachel Carson, Piney Branch, Spark Matsunaga, and Stonegate.   

Have additional questions?

For additional information, contact the Division of Consortia Choice and Application Program Services by emailing DCCAPS@mcpsmd.org  

 Last Updated: September 15, 2021

For Grade 5 Students

Documents and information

New information for the 2021-2022 school year

 

  • The Parent Presentation for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Roberto Clemente will take place, Monday, November 1, 2021.   
  • The Parent Presentation for Eastern and Takoma Park will take place, Monday, November 1, 2021.   
  • Information on how to access these presentations will be posted in October 2021.   

 

The information below from the 2020-2021 school year is provided for reference only.  Additional, updated information about the process for the 2021-2022 will be posted above in early October 2021.  

Middle School Magnet- Criteria Based Process 2020-2021 School Year

  •  Frequently Asked Questions  (School Year 2020-2021) Preguntas frecuentes en español ***The FAQS include appeals information and was updated 3/24/21.
  • Results of the Grade 5 universal review and lottery were mailed on Monday, February 22, 2021 via US postal service. See above for FAQS.
  • 2020-2021 School Year Parent/Guardian Letter (Carta en español)
  • The Parent Presentation for Eastern and Takoma Park from December 21, 2020 can be viewed here: English and español.
  • The Parent Presentation for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Roberto Clemente from December 22, 2020 can be viewed here: English and español.

 Who is this information for?

The documents and information listed are for Grade 5 students and their parents

 

Have additional questions?

 

 Contact Division of Consortia Choice and Application Program Services by emailing DCCAPS@mcpsmd.org 

Last Update: September 15, 2021

For Grade 8 Students

Documents and information  

New information for the 2021-2022 school year will be posted by October 1, 2021

The information below is provided for reference.  Additional, updated information about the process for the 2021-2022 will be posted in early October.

Information from the 2020-2021 school year

  • Parent guide to 2020-2021 application tool, video and FAQs.  
  • Parents and their Grade 8 student(s) were invited to attend the High School Regional/Countywide Application Program Preview Presentation (Virtual) on September 23, 2020 the recordings are here: EnglishEspañol
  • High School Application Programs At A Glance, Eligibility and Open House Dates for Grade 8-  2021-2022 Options (posted 9/16/20) (List by High School Cluster)    

 

Have additional questions?

Contact Division of Consortia Choice and Application Program Services by emailing DCCAPS@mcpsmd.org 

Updated July 12, 2021