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2020 Regional/Countywide high school application program FAQS.

2020 Regional/Countywide high school Round 2 application information.

Regional/Countywide high school application program results are available in the myMCPS Parent portal.  Score reports are posted in the myMCPS Parent portal. 

Regional/Countywide high school application program results were mailed to Grade 8 applicants on 1/31/2020.   Please allow five business days for the mailed letter to arrive at your home. 

Grade 8 application program deadline was Friday, 11/1/19. The link is closed. 

Grade 9-11 application program deadline was Friday, 12/13/19. The links are now closed. 

Results for all programs will be posted in early February 2020.                       

More Information Here

High School Application Programs At A Glance for Grade 82020-2021 Options (posted 9/19/19) 

Letter from Chief Academic Officer to Families of Grade 8 Students.

Letter from Associate Superintendent of OCIP to Families of Grade 8 Students.

High School Preview Night Flyer in English and Spanish.  

September 19, 2019 High School Preview Night Presentations in English and Spanish

  • English PowerPoint
  • Spanish PowerPoint
  • Information on how to apply to High School Regional/Countywide Application Programs for current MCPS students (Application opens in October)
  • Information on how to apply to High School Regional/Countywide Application Programs for private or home schooled students who reside in Montgomery County (Application opens in October)
  • List of High School Regional/Countywide Application Programs Parent Information Meeting Dates

 

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 
 

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