The Northeast Consortium serves students in the "base areas" of Blake, Paint Branch, and Springbrook high schools. Each campus offers a comprehensive high school curriculum plus a distinctive 'Signature Program.'
More about the NEC
Contact your child's school counselor, call the Division of Consortia Choice and Application Program Services(DCCAPS) at 240-740-2540, or e-mail our staff
Choices for the round 2 lottery were due on February 15, 2019. Lottery assignment letters will be mailed home in late March 2019.
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. Appeals can be mailed to 11721 Kemp Mill Road, Silver Spring MD 20902 or faxed to 301-649-8155. Please include your students name, MCPS ID number, parent/guardian signature, and phone number. Appeals are due by Friday, April 5, 2019. Please review the Appeal Information Letter and Optional Appeal Form.
Thank you for attending the Options Fair! Please review the NEC Powerpoint and Summary Sheet.
Do you live within the NEC boundaries? Need to enroll your child in high school?Contact us at 240-740-2540.
For additional information about the Choice process and/or the NEC, contact your child's school counselor, or call Division of Consortia Choice and Application Program Services(DCCAPS) office at 240-740-2540.
More about programs at Blake HS
More about programs at Paint Branch HS
More about programs at Springbrook HS
The Northeast Consortium (NEC) Program Booklet has general and specific information about the three schools in the NEC.