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Harford County Public Schools Magnet and Technical Programs

Harford County Public Schools and the Magnet/ Career and Technical Education Office is pleased to announce Joppatowne High School has been approved by the Department of the Army to establish a U.S. Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (AJROTC) program. The Army Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (AJROTC) is one of the largest character development, leadership, and citizenship programs for youth in the world. The mission of the Army JROTC program is to “to motivate young people to be better citizens.” This program helps students build a strong knowledge base of self-discovery and leadership skills applicable to many leadership and managerial situations in both the military and civilian sectors. Students currently in eighth grade throughout the county will be able to apply to join JROTC at Joppatowne High. Applications will be available Tuesday, January 17, 2023, through Friday, February 10, 2023, on hcps.org.

The application has been reopened for this program only.

Current HCPS Students
Apply online through the Harford County Public Schools Student Planner with your student account. Once logged in, click on the Magnet Application.
Out of District or Non-HCPS Students
Out of District or students not currently enrolled in Harford County Public Schools can set up an account to register by Clicking Here and registering a new account with e-mail.


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 Brochure
Global Studies/International Baccalaureate
Jamie Childs
jamie.childs@hcps.org

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 Brochure
Harford Technical High School
Jeanne Donlick
jeanne.donlick@hcps.org
Information Technology Oracle Academy

Information Technology Oracle Academy
at Havre de Grace High School

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. Brochure

Information Technology Oracle Academy
Robert Scott
robert.scott@hcps.org

JROTC
at Joppatowne High School

The Army Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (AJROTC) is one of the largest character development, leadership, and citizenship programs for youth in the world. The mission of the Army JROTC program is to “to motivate young people to be better citizens.” This program helps students build a strong knowledge base of self-discovery and leadership skills applicable to many leadership and managerial situations in both the military and civilian sectors. Mastery of the Army Junior ROTC standards through project-based learning, service learning and leadership development activities prepares students for the 21st Century leadership responsibilities.

JROTC

Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH)
at Joppatowne High School

The P-TECH (Pathways in Technology Early College High School) Program combines the best elements of high school, college, and work-based learning. Students are immersed in high school as well as college courses while working in the field of Computer Information Systems or Cyber Security. The program empowers ... More Details Brochure

Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH)
Shomari Zachary
shomari.zachary@hcps.org

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 Brochure
Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences

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 Brochure
Science and Mathematics Academy
Sarah Ashley
sarah.ashley@hcps.org
Teacher Academy of Maryland

Teacher Academy of Maryland (TAM)
at Edgewood High and Harford Technical High Schools

The Teacher Academy of Maryland is a Career and Technology Education Program for the high school student who is interested in pursuing a career in education. View the Brochure
Teacher Academy of Maryland
Alissa Thomas
alissa.thomas@hcps.org