Special Programs → High School Programs
School Application Programs Information for rising Grades 10-12 will
by available by October 25. The deadline to apply is December 2.
(Updates will be posted here, updated on 10/19/19)
High School Application for Grade 8 FAQ (updated with new questions on 10/8/19)
and in Spanish
High School Application Programs At A Glance for Grade 8- 2020-2021 Options (posted 9/19/19)
The High School Common Application for Grade 8 is available. Current MCPS students must access the online application through either the MyMCPS student or parent portal, using their MCPS Google account. (see below for private school)
Private and home schooled students in Grade 8 should refer to the "how to apply" document, however, must secure an MCPS Student ID in order to submit an application and assess for the program. MCPS Student ID must be obtained from your neighborhood middle school. To find your neighborhood middle school use the School Assignment Tool.
Letter from Chief Academic Officer to Families of Grade 8 Students.
Letter from Associate Superintendent of OCIP to Families of Grade 8 Students.
High School Preview Night Flyer in English and Spanish.
September 19, 2019 High School Preview Night Presentations in English and Spanish.
Below is a reference tool, in a
variety of languages, for families who wish to follow along while their Grade 8
student completes the online application inside the myMCPS student portal.
Translations for High School Application
Global Ecology House
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
Visual Art Center
Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science Magnet
Communication Arts Program (CAP)
Leadership Training Institute (LTI)
Downcounty Consortium (DCC)
Northeast Consortium (NEC)
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Note: The IB program at Richard Montgomery HS is an application (magnet) program