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High School Application Programs At A Glance-  2020-2021 Options (posted 9/19/19) 

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

The High School Common Application will be available on or about Friday, October 4, 2019. Current MCPS students must access the online application through either the MyMCPS student or parent portal, using their MCPS Google account. 

Private and home schooled students should check back here in early October for updates, however, must secure an MCPS Student ID in order to submit an application and assess for the program. MCPS Student ID must best obtained from your neighborhood middle school. To find your neighborhood middle school use the School Assignment Tool.

Application (Magnet)

Program

 

Schools with this program

 

Application Programs - Countywide

 

Global Ecology House

  • Poolesville HS
 

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

  • Richard Montgomery HS (Countywide)
 

Career Programs:

  • Arts, Humanities, Media, & Communication
  • Biosciences, Health Sciences, & Medicine
  • Human & Consumer Services, Hospitality & Tourism
  • Information Technologies
  • Construction & Development
  • Transportation, Distribution, & Logistics
 
  • Thomas Edison High School of Technology
 

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