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The application will close on Monday, April 17th, 2017 at 11:59 pm.


St. Mary's County Public Schools offers a number of alternative learning pathways and Academies to better serve a variety of students.

STEM Academy is available to students in 4th through 12th grade. 

The remaining Academies and Pathways are for children entering high school.

Please plan on attending one of our Rising Freshmen Orientation Nights to get more information about each of the unique Academy experiences. 


Monday, March 6th, 2017 6:00-8:00 Great Mills High School 

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017  6:00-8:00  Leonardtown High School 

Monday, March 13th, 2017 6:00-8:00   Chopticon High School 

Application Process

Each Academy has its own application process, which takes place beginning in March of 2017.

The majority of the application process is handled online.

Students interested in Academies should meet with their guidance counselor to find out more information. Additional information can be found by clicking the links to the left. 


Academy Teacher Recommendations

Recommendations must be completed and submitted by the required due date. All students must have a recommendation on file to be considered for entry into an academic academy. Additional information and a link to the teacher recommendation forms can be found once the application is complete.

Teachers or other parties submitting a student recommendation, please use the button below:

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