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High School Programs

New information for the 2020-2021 school year is here!

Grade 8

*Updated: The eligibility letters are available in both the StudentVUE and ParentVUE in the document folder. The application is posted in the ParentVUE.  Ensure you have activated your ParentVUE account. For questions about accessing the ParentVUE, contact your local middle school. 

*New: Parent guide to application tool, video and FAQs.  

The application overview.

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: English, Español

*New: 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)    

Last updated October 13, 2020     

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Grade 9-11

*NewGrade 9-11 - Upper Grades HS Programs At A Glance for Eligibility and Open House Dates 2021-2022 Options (posted 10/5/20)  

Flyer for Grades 9-11.

FAQs

*Updated: The Grade 9-11 Application is HERE.  Students must be logged into their MCPS Google account to access the application.  The application will close on November 6, 2020.  

Last updated October 14, 2020

Application (Magnet)

Program

 

Schools with this program

 

Application Programs - Countywide

 

Global Ecology House

  • Poolesville HS
 

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

  • Richard Montgomery HS (Countywide)
 

Visual Art Center

  • Albert Einstein HS
 
   

Application Programs - Regional

 

Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science Magnet

  • Montgomery Blair HS
  • Poolesville HS
 

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

  • John F. Kennedy HS
  • Springbrook HS 
  • Watkins Mill HS 
 

Humanities House

  • Poolesville HS
 

Application Programs - Consortia

 

Biomedical Program 

  • Wheaton HS
 

Communication Arts Program (CAP)

  • Montgomery Blair HS
 

Engineering Program 

  • Wheaton HS
 

Leadership Training Institute (LTI)

  • John F. Kennedy
 

Consortia/Choice

Program

 

Schools with this program

 

Downcounty Consortium (DCC)  

  • Montgomery Blair
  • Albert Einstein
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Northwood
  • Wheaton
 

Northeast Consortium (NEC)  

  • James Hubert Blake High School
  • Paint Branch High School
  • Springbrook High School
 

Local School

Program

Schools with this program

Signature programs

  • James Hubert Blake
  • Winston Churchill
  • Clarksburg
  • Damascus
  • Gaithersburg
  • Walter Johnson
  • Magruder
  • Northwest
  • Paint Branch
  • Quince Orchard
  • Rockville
  • Seneca Valley
  • Sherwood
  • Springbrook
  • Wootton

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
Note: The IB program at Richard Montgomery HS is an application (magnet) program

  • Bethesda-Chevy Chase
  • Albert Einstein
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Richard Montgomery
  • Rockville
  • Seneca Valley
  • Springbrook
  • Watkins Mill

Middle Years Programme

  • Bethesda Chevy Chase
  • Richard Montgomery 
  • John F. Kennedy (IB Candidate School)
  • Springbrook
  • Watkins Mill 
  • Seneca Valley (IB Candidate School)

Regional Career-Related

Thomas Edison High School of Technology 

Career Programs:

  • Arts, Humanities, Media, & Communication
  • Biosciences, Health Sciences, & Medicine
  • Human & Consumer Services, Hospitality & Tourism
  • Information Technologies
  • Construction & Development
  • Transportation, Distribution, & Logistics