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Downcounty Consortium (DCC)

Downcounty Consortium gồm năm trường cấp III và các trường cấp II và cấp I - Blair, Einstein, Kennedy, Northwood, và Wheaton. Mỗi trường cấp III DCC cung cấp chương trình giáo khoa đặc biệt phát họa để thu hút sự chú ý của học sinh, kết hợp các môn học khắt khe, tìm hiểu những hướng dẫn về nghề nghiệp, và mang thế giới thật sự thích hợp đến với chương trình giáo khoa của học sinh. Vào mỗi mùa thu, các học sinh lớp 8 sống trong vùng thuộc DCC sẽ tham gia trong tiến trình Choice của trường cấp III. Có nhiều cơ hội cho các phụ huynh và học sinh để học hỏi về tiến trình Choice và tham khảo những chương trình giáo khoa đặc biệt của DCC.

 

 

Downcounty Consortium Highlights  

DCC High School Options Fair Information Meeting 

The DCC High School Information Night for grade 8 students and families 
Thursday, September 26, 2019
John F. Kennedy High School
1901 Randolph Road
Silver Spring, MD 20902 

Table Fair begins at 6:30 pm, presentation will begin at 7:00 pm. 

DCC High School Open House Dates

  • Thursday, October 3, 2019 - Montgomery Blair HS
  • Thursday, October 10, 2019 - Wheaton HS
  • Thursday, October 17, 2019 - John F. Kennedy HS
  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - Northwood HS
  • Thursday, October 24, 2019 - Albert Einstein HS 

All Open Houses begin at 7:00 p.m. 

 

Appeal Information

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.  

Enroll in DCC

Do you live within the DCC boundaries? Need to enroll your child in high school?
Contact us at 240-740-2540.

Questions?

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.

 

Blair High School

Academy Programs

  • Entrepreneurship & Business Management
  • Human Service Professions
  • International Studies & Law
  • Media, Music, and The Arts
  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

More about academy programs at Blair HS  

Application-Only Programs

Albert Einstein High School

Academy Programs

  • International Baccalaureate Program
  • Finance, Business Management and Marketing
  • Renaissance
  • Visual and Performing Arts

More about the academy programs at Einstein HS

Application-Only Programs

John F. Kennedy High School

Academy Programs

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Program
  • Broadcast Journalism and Communications Academy
  • Health Professions Academy
  • Business Administration and Management Academy
  • Teacher Academy of Maryland 
  • Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC)

More about academy programs at Kennedy HS

Signature/Application-Only Programs

 

Northwood High School

Academy Programs

  • Technology, Environmental, and Systems Sciences (TESS)
  • Humanities, Arts, and Media (HAM)
  • Politics, Advocacy, and Law (PAL)
  • Music, Theatre and Dance (AMTAD)
  • Montgomery College Middle College  
  • Finance, Accounting, Marketing and Education (FAME)

More about academy programs at Northwood HS

Wheaton High School

Academy Programs

  • Bioscience Academy (PLTW)
  • Engineering Academy (PLTW)
  • Information Technology (AOIT)
  • Global Studies (GSA) 

More about academy programs at Wheaton HS

Application-Only Programs

All About the Choice Process

The Downcounty Consortium (DCC) Program Booklet has general and specific information about the five high schools in the DCC.

Montgomery County Public Schools

Contact MCPS

Call: 301-309-6277 | Spanish Hotline: 301-230-3073
E-mail: ASKMCPS@mcpsmd.org

Contact Employee & Retiree Services Center

Call: 301-517-8100 | E-mail: ersc@mcpsmd.org

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