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Documents and Information for High School Application Programs

Who is this information for?

The documents on this page are for Grade 8 students applying to these programs:

Dates and Deadlines

  • Application deadline was Friday, November 4, 2016
  • Testing will take place Saturday, December 3, 2016, between 7:45-8:00 a.m. Please see the testing information section on this page for detailed information


Test Prep Book

Testing Locations

Students are assigned to a testing site based on their home high school. The same tests will be administered at all sites and results given to the appropriate program coordinator(s).

Students who currently attend middle school magnet programs at Roberto Clemente, Eastern, or Takoma Park middle schools, a middle school other than their assigned middle school, or a private school may use the School Assignment Locator to locate their home high school cluster and identify the testing site.

Test at Montgomery Blair HS if your home high school is:

  • Bethesda-Chevy Chase
  • Montgomery Blair
  • James Hubert Blake
  • Albert Einstein
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Northwood
  • Paint Branch
  • Sherwood
  • Springbrook
  • Wheaton

Test at Richard Montgomery HS if your home high school is:

  • Winston Churchill
  • Gaithersburg
  • Walter Johnson
  • Col. Zadok Magruder
  • Richard Montgomery
  • Rockville
  • Thomas S. Wootton
  • Walt Whitman

Test at Poolesville HS if your home high school is:

  • Clarksburg
  • Damascus
  • Northwest
  • Poolesville
  • Quince Orchard
  • Seneca Valley
  • Watkins Mill

Testing Dates and Times

All applicants must report to their assigned testing site on Saturday, December 3, 2016, between 7:45-8:00 a.m. (Snow Date: December 10, 2016). No contact will be made to confirm this testing date.

(Students who are unable to test on Saturday because of religious reasons will be able to test on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Richard Montgomery High School. Written requests for the alternate test date must be submitted to the program coordinator with the application. A telephone contact from the coordinator will confirm testing on this alternate date.)

Testing Accommodations

If the applicant requires testing accommodations, a copy of the Individualized Education Program (IEP), Section 504 Plan, or English Language Learner (ELL) Plan that specifies the accommodations MUST be submitted with the application. The program coordinator will contact the applicant or parent/guardian to discuss accommodations and times. Special needs testing: December 4, 2016, 8:00–11:00 a.m., at Richard Montgomery High School.

More Information

More information is available on page 4 of your application packet.

Teacher Recommendations

Teacher Recommendation Forms For MCPS Teachers

 **MCPS teachers:  Please complete the recommendations using FileMaker 14, or your Google account by December 9.  Please see instructions on the Recommendation Request form. Thank you!

Teacher Recommendation Forms for Private School Teachers - Due by December 9


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