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High School Programs

Information for the 2022-2023 school year

Grade 8 High School Regional and Countywide Programs Timeline

  • September 21, 2022 - High School Preview Presentation - Broadcast on the MCPS website (available 9/21/22)
    • English Presentation (link will go live at 7pm on 9/21/22)
      • Cable - 34 & HD 1071 (Comcast), 36 (Verizon), 89 (RCN) - 7:00 pm
    •  Presentación en español (el enlace se activará a las 8 p. m. el 21/09/22)
      • Cable - 33 (Comcast), 35 (Verizon), 88 (RCN) - 7:00p.m.
  • October 7, 2022-  Application opens on ParentVUE
  • November 4, 2022- Application deadline
  • First Week of February 2023- Notification of results
Grade 8 Resources

 Additional resources will be added throughout the application season, please check back frequently. 

Grade 9-11 Part-Time High School Regional and Countywide Programs Timeline

  • October 7, 2022-  Application opens 
  • November 4, 2022- Application deadline
  • First Week of February 2023- Notification of results
Grade 9-11 Resources

  Additional resources will be added throughout the application season, please check back frequently. 

Updated 9/8/2022

Information from the 2021-2022 school year

Grade 8

Grade 9-11  

 

Virtual Middle College for Grade 8 and 9 students

  • The Virtual Middle College closed on November 12, 2021.

 

Last updated July 26, 2022     

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