Division of Consortia Choice and Application Program Services (DCCAPS) 


Are you a rising high school student who lives in the Northeast Consortium, Downcounty Consortium, or Middle School Magnet Consortium? 
The online process for enrollment starts at the link below.  That is the first step in the process of registering and enrolling your student into MCPS.  Once complete, you will be directed to our team to complete the Choice process and be assigned a school.   

email  or leave a voicemail at if you any questions or needs.  A limited number of in-person appointments are available for those having difficulty with online enrollment.  

Please allow 36 hours for a response. 

 Learn more about the regional/countywide programs in MCPS! Click Here

Application Programs and Choice Process
Northeast Consortium    Downcounty Consortium    Middle School Magnet Consortium 
The Round 1 Choice lottery process for students residing in the Northeast, Downcounty and Middle School Magnet Consortia will open in late October 2021.  If needed, please contact the current school counselor for more information.  
  Elementary Immersion Programs 
Visit the Immersion Program News page for detailed information    

 Career Technology Education Programs (CTE)
Career Technology Education (CTE) Programs

 Additional Information 
Middle School Magnet Field Test Summary Results and Related Information  
Annual Update on Enrichment and Acceleration Placement Results 
Annual Update on the Centers for Enriched Studies (CES) and secondary magnet programs for 2018-2019

Annual Update on the Centers for Enriched Studies (CES) and secondary magnet programs for 2019-2020

Annual Update on the Centers for Enriched Studies (CES) and secondary magnet programs for 2020-2021  (update coming soon)





Division of Consortia Choice and Application Program Services

Spring Mill Field Office
11721 Kemp Mill Road
Silver Spring 20902

Tel: (240) 740-2540

Staff numbers and e-mail addresses

Northeast Consortium (NEC) Downcounty Consortium (DCC) Middle School Magnet Consortium (MSMC)

Accelerated and Enriched Instruction (AEI) Web Site  

Centers for Enriched Studies Middle School Magnets High School Magnets Foreign Language Immersion
Centers for Enriched Studies
Lucy V.Barnsley, Chevy Chase, Clearspring, Cold Spring, Dr. Charles Drew, Fox Chapel, Mill Creek Towne, Pine Crest and Oak View
Local Centers
Piney Branch, Rachel Carson, Spark Matsunaga, and Stonegate
Middle School Magnet Programs
Humanities: Martin Luther King, Jr. and Eastern
Mathematics, Science, Computer Science: Roberto Clemente and Takoma Park
High School Magnet Programs
Global Ecology House, Humanities House: Poolesville
International Baccalaureate: Richard Montgomery
Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science: Montgomery Blair, Poolesville
Foreign Language Immersion Programs
Chinese, French, and Spanish at elementary and middle school levels.

Learn more about Career Technology Education (CTE) Programs 

NEW!  Career program options for 2018-2019!
Information will be mailed to eligible families by January 26, 2018. 

The deadline to submit an interest form is February 23, 2018.  The link to the interest form can be found in the January mailer.   Notification of lottery results will be mailed in early March.

Pathways in Technology – Network and Information Technology at Clarksburg HS Aviation and Aerospace at Magruder HS International Baccalaureate (IB) Career- related Progammes at Watkins Mill HS Fire Science and Rescue at held at the county’s Public Safety Training Academy in Rockville
  • Clarksburg
  • Damascus
  • Seneca Valley
  • Watkins Mill
  • Gaithersburg
  • Magruder
  • Rockville
  • Sherwood
  • Clarksburg
  • Gaithersburg
  • Seneca Valley
  • Watkins Mill
  • Clarksburg
  • Damascus
  • Magruder
  • Seneca Valley
  • Watkins Mill