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How to Apply: High School Specialty Programs Chart

PGC = Prince George’s County
PGCPS =Prince George’s County Public Schools

High School Specialty Program

Location(s)

Students considered

Grades Accepted into Program

Application Required

Essay Required

For more information view the website listed for the respective program.

Application Link

PGCPS Students

PGC residents

3-D Scholars Program

Charles H. Flowers HS

PGCPS students and Residents of PGC

Rising 9th, 10th & 11th grade students 

Yes

Yes

No

3D Scholars

Specialty Programs Application

Aerospace Engineering & Aviation Technology

DuVal HS

PGCPS students and

Residents of PGC

Rising 9th & 10th grade students 

No

Yes

No

Aerospace Engineering and Aviation Technology

Specialty Programs Application

Academy of Health Sciences @ PGCC 

  • Health Sciences 
  • Teacher Preparation

Prince George’s Community College

PGCPS students and

Residents of PGC

Rising 9th grade students 

Yes

Yes

No

Academy of Health Sciences at Prince George's Community College

Specialty Programs Application

Creative and Performing Arts

Various Locations

PGCPS students and Residents of PGC

MS: 6th - 8th

HS: 9th - 10th

Yes

Yes

Yes

http://pgcpsarts.org

Specialty Programs Application

Career and Technical Education (CTE)

  • Electrical
  • Carpentry
  • HVAC
  • Masonry
  • Plumbing
  • Barbering
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary Arts
  • PrintEd
  • Nursing
  • Cisco - IT
  • Fire Cadet
  • Autobody Repair
  • Automotive Technician
  • Science, Technology and Advanced Trades (STAT) at Crossland High School (CTE Hub)
  • Apprenticeships
  • CTE Evening High School
  • 3DE
  • Junior Achievement
  • Talent Ready

Various Locations

PGCPS Students

Rising 11th grade students

Yes

N/A

No

Career and Technical Education



https://offices.pgcps.org/career-technical-education/*

Specialty Programs Application

Immersion Programs

Central High School

Maya Angelou and Dora Kennedy French Immersion 8th grade students

Rising 9th grade students from Maya Angelou or Dora Kennedy French Immersion or 

PGCPS 9-12th grade student who applies and tests on grade level proficiency in English and the Immersion language.

Yes & Proficiency testing 


(9th Grade Immersion Continuity Students Exempt)

Yes & Proficiency testing 


(9th Grade Immersion Continuity Students Exempt)

No

Immersion Programs

Students who want to test into Immersion that are not currently in French Immersion at Maya Angelou or Dora Kennedy must apply to take the test. Testing is completed in June for the following school year.

Current PGCPS French Immersion 8th graders must complete the continuity form (available from the school) and return by closing date.

International Baccalaureate Program

Various High Schools

PGCPS students and
Residents of PGC

Rising 9th and 10th grade students

Yes 

(TAG Center Continuity Students exempt)

Yes 

Yes

(TAG Center Continuity Students exempt)

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Specialty Programs Application

P-TECH

Frederick Douglass High School

PGCPS students in the Frederick Douglass boundary

Rising 9th grade students 

Yes

   

Pathways in Technology Early College High School: P-TECH

Specialty Programs Application

Science & Technology Program

Charles H.Flowers Eleanor Roosevelt Oxon Hill 

PGCPS students and
Residents of PGC

Rising 9th & 10th grade students 

No

Yes

No

Science and Technology Program

Specialty Programs Application