College Readiness Programs

  • ACES
    The ACES student support program is a program that creates a seamless pathway from high school to college completion. ACES provides academic coaches to targeted high school students in ten Montgomery County Public High Schools (including Kennedy High School), at all three Montgomery College campus locations, and at the Universities at Shady Grove. The coaches provide both academic and student support, using a case management approach.
  • College Institute
    The College Institute is an academic program for capable high school juniors and seniors at select MCPS high schools. This exciting program gives high school students the option of earning college credit while in high school. Students may take these classes during the school day, online, or at Montgomery College.
  • Advanced Placement
  • International Baccalaureate
    The International Baccalaureate Program is a small learning community that provides highly motivated students an opportunity to pursue a rigorous, comprehensive curriculum based on a global perspective. The academy offers an internationally recognized course of study that is designed to prepare students for the university experience.