Attention 8th grade students - high school information

Attention 8th grade students - high school information

The application period for the majority of high school program options for the 2021-22 school year is currently in progress. The application window is from Aug. 15 to Oct. 7, 2020 for the following school year.  It is not a first-come, first-served system. Applications may be submitted anytime during the window, and all receive equal consideration. 

The online application is found on the FCPS website.  All applicants will get word in mid-January that they are either accepted, wait-listed, or declined. If your family does not hear anything by the end of January, please email the special programs staff.  The special programs application website has a list of programs that can be seen by clicking on View Programs.

Lafayette pre-engineering open house

There will be a Virtual Open House for students interested in the Lafayette Pre-Engineering Program for 9th grade for the 2021-2022 year.

This will take place Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 1 p.m. via ZOOM

In the event that your family is unable to join the meeting, the recording of the open house will be posted on the Lafayette Pre-Engineering webpage after Sept. 16.

STEAM Academy Virtual Open Houses

Dates:  Sept. 22 and 29

Time:  12:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. 

Please RSVP for STEAM Academy Open House and obtain zoom link

More information for parents 

International Baccalaureate Programme Information Night

Tates Creek High School is having an information night for parents/guardians interested in learning more about the International Baccalaureate Programme on Sept. 29. 


Locust Trace AgriScience Center

The application for the 2021-22 Locust Trace 8th grade is now available.

The new application DOES require students to upload a letter of recommendation, so students should secure their letters as soon as possible.

The deadline for the application is November 1 - spots fill quickly! 

SCAPA at the Bluegrass

Information from the Sept. 10 meeting is available here