Downcounty Consortium Highlights
2021-2022 Fall Outreach Season -Click for detailed information in English y en Español
DCC HS Options Fair- Thursday, September 23, 2021 (Recording English and Español)
Montgomery Blair HS Open House* - Monday, October 4, 2021 (Recording) (Interactive Slide Deck)
Wheaton HS Open House*- Wednesday, October 6, 2021 (Recording)
John F. Kennedy HS Open House* - Thursday, October 21, 2021
Albert Einstein HS Open House - Monday, October 25, 2021
Northwood HS Open House* - Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Links to the virtual open houses will be posted on each high school's website.
*Application programs hosted at these schools will be offering a separate presentation. See MCPS Special Programs website for details under Programs-At-A-Glance for dates and times. Visit
in October to learn more.
DCC Choice Forms are due, Friday, November 5, 2021
Support to complete the Choice Form can be found here: video demonstration and PowerPoint.
Enroll in DCC
Do you live within the DCC boundaries? Need to enroll your child in high school?
The online process for enrollment starts at the link below. That is the first step in the process of registering and enrolling your student into MCPS. Once complete, you will be directed to our team to complete the Choice process and be assigned a school.
Please email DCCAPS@mcpsmd.org with any questions. Please allow 36 hours (or less) for a response.
An appeal process is in place for those who may have a unique and verifiable hardship or unforeseen circumstances that could warrant override the school assignment process. To appeal, you must submit a letter explaining the reason for the request to the director of DCCAPS. Please include your students name, MCPS ID number, parent/guardian signature, and phone number. Appeals for the 2020-2021 process were due by Friday, April 9, 2021. You may submit your appeal by email to DCCAPS@mcpsmd.org and we will process all appeals received.
Optional Appeal Form
For additional information about the Choice process and/or the DCC, contact your child's school counselor, or call Division of Consortia Choice and Application Program Services(DCCAPS) office at 240-740-2540 or email DCCAPS@mcpsmd.org.