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Harford County Public Schools Magnet and Specialized Programs
Thank you for your interest in the HCPS Magnet/Specialized programs. The application window for fall 2020 admission will be open October 23, 2019 to December 1, 2019. Please check back on October 23rd.


Global Studies Program / International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
at Edgewood High School

The Global Studies Program (GSP) at Edgewood High School provides a rigorous course of study for academically able and motivated students starting in the 9th grade, and serves as a preparatory program for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB) in grades 11 and 12... More Details

Harford Technical High School

Harford Technical High School provides state-of-the-art facilities, with a rigorous curriculum offered by staff who create a challenging learning environment for all students. Faculty and staff strive to integrate academic and technical fields so that all studies are meaningful and rewarding for all students... More Details

Information Technology Oracle Academy
at Havre de Grace High School

Coming Soon (2020-2021) Applications accepted beginning October 23, 2019!

Oracle Academy’s structured curriculum is cross walked to CSTA standards, ISTE standards, and aligned with the AP CS A Exam – to teach object-oriented programming, database design, and business skills directly to students.

Natural Resources and Agricultural Science Magnet Program
at North Harford High School

The Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences Magnet (NRAS) is composed of three clusters focusing on Large Animal / Equine Sciences, Plant Sciences, or Natural Resources Sciences. Programs provide students with the opportunity to experience challenging course work and experience science and technology with emphasis on career development and real world application. The Harford County Agricultural Economic Advisory Board, the University of Maryland , Harford Community College, and Harford County Public Schools has partnered to develop a program where each cluster will provide students with the quality background knowledge, and skills necessary for continued education or to gain entry into their work based field of choice... More Details

Science and Mathematics Academy
at Aberdeen High School

The Science and Mathematics Academy program provides students with the opportunity to experience challenging coursework in science, mathematics, and technology with an emphasis on research and real world application... More Details