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Magnets aren’t the only great programs, Montgomery County offers Consortia for Specialization

Blair, Einstein, Kennedy, Northwood and Wheaton High Schools have been grouped together to form the Downcounty Consortium, and each offers a distinctive focus. Eighth grade students within these high school cluster borders—roughly the southeastern corner of Montgomery county —can apply to any one of these programs, which include the International Baccalaureate; science, math, and technology; medical careers, sports medicine, and sports; engineering; politics, advocacy, and law; and many others. Admission is noncompetitive, based on student preference, school capacities, demographic factors, and a certain amount of chance.

Blake, Springbrook, and Paint Branch High Schools have been grouped into the Northeast Consortium and similarly given distinctive programs. Eighth grade students in these high schools’ areas can join programs in fine arts and humanities, science and media, or international studies and technology through the same sort of noncompetitive admissions process.

If you have a 5th grader in the Bel Pre, Brookhaven, Georgian Forest, Harmony Hills, Sargent Shriver, Strathmore, Viers Mill, Weller Road, and Wheaton Woods elementary schools, you can expect to receive a Choice Letter from the Middle School Magnet Program in late fall. The program is open to all 5th grade students in Montgomery County, but only those within these schools’ feeder areas will be actively invited to apply to a specialized Middle School within their boundaries. Students will go through a lottery process that takes into account school ranking, socioeconomic status, gender, and many other factors. The three middle schools involved are Argyle (which focuses on digital design and development), Loiderman (arts, humanities, and communication), and Parkland (math, computer science, and robotic engineering.)

Montgomery County also offers language immersion programs in French, Spanish, and Chinese at both the elementary and middle school levels. There are generally 25 to 50 places available each year in each of a half-dozen programs, and admission is mostly conducted by lottery.

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Price Change - a week ago
$200,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
103
SQFT
10283 Ridgeline Drive
Montgomery Village, MD 20886
CLUBSIDE Subdivision
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,421
SQFT
Hyde Park #133
419 Christopher Avenue 133
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Price Change - 3 days ago
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
783
SQFT
Grosvenor Park #1525
10201 Grosvenor Place 1525
Rockville, MD 20852
Open House 11/18 at 1PM
$203,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
709
SQFT
The Takoma #403
111 Lee Avenue 403
Takoma Park, MD 20912
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$203,500
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,286
SQFT
Newport Est Sec #143
44 Benji Court 143
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
$204,999
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
902
SQFT
Takoma Overlook #715
7333 New Hampshire Avenue 715
Takoma Park, MD 20912
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
981
SQFT
Promenade #823N
5225 Pooks Hill Road 823n
Bethesda, MD 20814
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,115
SQFT
The Greens At Leisure World #2-508
15107 Interlachen Drive 2-508
Silver Spring, MD 20906
New Listing - a week online
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,195
SQFT
3310 N Leisure World Boulevard 6-511 #6-511
Silver Spring, MD 20906
FAIRWAYS NORTH AT LEISURE WORLD Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$205,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,320
SQFT
18379 Timko Lane 86 #86
Germantown, MD 20874
HERITAGE GATE Subdivision
$205,000
Commercial For Sale
Active
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Crown Pointe Ii #240
610 Professional Drive 240
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
$206,900
Condo For Sale
Active
1
TOTAL BATHS
454
SQFT
Willoughby Of Ch #1002N
5500 Friendship Boulevard 1002n
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,231
SQFT
Americana Centre #310
118 Monroe Street 310
Rockville, MD 20850
$209,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,385
SQFT
Maryland Mutual #11 Inc. #242D
3148 Adderley Court 242d
Silver Spring, MD 20906
New Listing - 4 days online
$209,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
900
SQFT
4248 Crosswood Drive
Burtonsville, MD 20866
SADDLE CREEK Subdivision
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
940
SQFT
Flower Oak Condominium #302
8308 Flower Avenue 302
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$209,900
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
912
SQFT
Grosevnor Park Ii #223
10500 Rockville Pike 223
Rockville, MD 20852
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$209,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
940
SQFT
Sierra Landing C #201
11512 Bucknell Drive 201
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Price Change - 6 days ago
$209,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,036
SQFT
Bethesda Park #16/#228
12202 Braxfield Court 16/#228
Rockville, MD 20852
$209,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,299
SQFT
Waters House Cod #9-143
13114 Shadyside Lane 9-143
Germantown, MD 20874

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