Aviation Program 

 Magruder Aviation Logo 

  Twitter:  @MagruderAviati1 

Contacts:

Michael Smith, Program Coordinator

Cathy Marzen, Aviation Progam Specialist 

Daniel Howell, Aviation Teacher

Magruder Aviation Apparel:

Would you like to purchase Magruder Aviation Apparel? Check out our site. A portion of all purchases goes to support program needs. 

Resources for Current Students:

Piedmont Airlines has a scholarship opportunity for students interested in a career in Aircraft Maintenance and other skilled trades. See Piedmont AMT Tuition Payment flyer for details. 

College Partnerships:

The Aviation Program is proud of the partnerships we have formed for our students who wish to continue studying Aviation in college. Credits for completing our Aviation program are available to graduates who attend either University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) or the Community College Baltimore County (CCBC).  I

Anyone interested in UMES Aviation Science Program, contact them directly at aviation@umed.edu or scan the QR code.

UMES QR Code.jpg

 

Info for Prospective Students:

Aviation Meeting from February 7, 2022 

Magruder Aviation Virtual Open House Video 10/6/21

FAQ's regarding the program

MCPS Aviation Application Information

Aviation Program Brochure

Curriculum Overview from AOPA

 

Aviation News: 

Want Students to Become Better Problem Solvers? Then Teach Them to Fly Planes and Drones -- Education Week, May 3, 2022

High school students reach new heights with unique aviation curriculum-- August 23, 2021 Scripps National Correspondent 

Young Aviators Seek New Heights in Montgomery County- August 17, 2021--News 4 

Magruder student using special pilot program to reach the skies--Channel 5 News 

Good Morning America Story--September 30, 2020

AOPA Live This Week - August 20, 2020 AOPA Live

9th graders in Maryland offered aviation STEM curriculum Channel 7 News

Aviation Program Takes off at Rockville's Magruder High School Bethesda Magazine  

Maryland Pilot Program Teaches Students about Aviation Channel 4 News   

Read our December Newsletter

Mission: 

To provide inspired students a rigorous educational program, with a focus on aviation careers, by preparing students for unlimited post secondary opportunities, including college and the aviation industry. 

Vision: 

To establish and maintain a culture of aviation and engineering excellence by providing students with opportunities to pursue their aspirations within the aerospace and aeronautical industry, and to enhance their skills and abilities in an effort to prepare them for the growing demand for pilots and other careers in the aviation industry.

Course Sequence:

     Content Area

     Prerequisite

     9th Grade

     10th Grade

     11th Grade

     12th Grade

     Aviation - Pilot

     It is beneficial to have IED

     Semester 1:

     Principles of Aviation


     Semester 2:

     Exploring Aviation and Aerospace

     Semester 1:

     Introduction to Flight


     Semester 2:

     Aircraft Systems and Performance



     Semester 1:

     Private Pilot Fundamentals I


     Semester 2:

     Private Pilot Fundamentals II



     Semester 1:

     Aviation Safety


     Semester 2:

     Internship/Capstone Project



     Aviation - UAS

     It is beneficial to have IED

     Semester 1:

     Principles of Aviation


     Semester 2:

     Exploring Aviation and Aerospace

     Semester 1:

     Introduction to Flight


     Semester 2:

     Aircraft Systems and Performance

     Semester 1:

     UAS Operations I


     Semester 2:

     UAS Operations II

     Semester 1:

     UAS Design and Application


     Semester 2:

     Internship/Capstone Project

 

 

Info for Invited Students: 

Forms can be sent to Mrs. Ramirez Araceli_P_Ramirez@mcpsmd.org

NEW STUDENT_REGISTARTION FORMS 560-24 

COVID-REGISTRATION Requirements LIST

NEW STUDENT-REQUIREMENTS CUSTODIAL PARENT AND LEGAL GUARDIAN STATEMENT

NEW STUDENT-RECORDS REQUEST FORM

NEW STUDENT EMERGENCY INFO. FORM 565-1

NEW STUDENT_SHARED HOUSING FORM 335-74

MCPS REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION OF A NEW /TRANSFER STUDENT

REQUISITOS DE MCPS PARA EL REGISTRO DE UN ESTUDIANTE NUEVO / TRANSFERIDO