Department of Enriched and Innovative Programs → Parent Information Meetings → High School Programs
All high schools offer challenging courses that include Honors, Advanced Placement and other advanced-level curricula. In addition, students may apply to the programs listed below. Please visit the Special Programs Website.
Hear an overview of the Consortia high schools and the Choice process. Both DCC and NEC information will be available at each of the evenings. Parents and students should plan to attend one evening. Evening schedules will be mailed to homes of DCC and NEC Grade 8 students in mid-September.
The Downcounty Consortium (DCC) includes five high schools— Blair, Einstein, Kennedy, Northwood, and Wheaton. Grade 8 students who live within the DCC attendance area participate in the Choice process each fall where they rank order the high schools in order of interest based on the academy programs. Grade 8 students attending a DCC middle school on approved change of school assignment (transfer) may participate in Round Two of Choice .
Parents and Grade 8 students can learn more about high school option in information meetings and open houses. HS Options Meetings provide an overview of the DCC Choice process, and the consortium high schools.
The Northeast Consortium (NEC) includes three high schools—Blake, Paint Branch, and Springbrook. Each campus offers a comprehensive high school curriculum plus a distinctive Signature Program. Students attending any of the five NEC middle schools may select a high school through the Choice process. Students attending a NEC middle school on approved change of school assignment (transfer) may participate in Round Two of Choice.
Parents and Grade 8 students can learn more about high school option in information meetings and open houses. NEC Options Meeting will provide an overview of the Choice process and the consortium high schools.