PEAC Scholars

Welcome to the Magruder High School PEAC Scholars Page!

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PEAC Coordinator: Mrs. Virginia Snyder

What is the PEAC Scholars program?

PEAC Scholars is an inter-disciplinary, four-year college-preparatory cohort. Its focus is on independent learning and the development of sophisticated written and oral communication skills with an emphasis on critical thinking.

Who is a PEAC Scholar? 

  • PEAC Scholars...
  •  have clearly demonstrated  potential to develop high-level communication skills.  
  • are committed to essential learning and academic excellence.
  • are capable and willing to face and persevere through academic challenges 
  • are willing to take responsibility for independent learning and thinking and have the ability to act as self-advocates. 
  • possess a natural curiosity. 
  • value organization and time management. 
  • are able to maintain both the academic and behavioral requirements of the program.  
  • are able to maintain a 3.5 unweighted GPA through their senior year.  

Resources for current and prospective PEAC Scholars 

Application Resources for Class of 2025

Any 9th grade students interested in applying to the PEAC Scholars program must submit the online application linked below.  The application will be available 12/13 and will close at midnight on 12/19.  Class of 2025 PEAC Scholars Application

MHS PEAC Scholars 9th Grade Information Meeting Presentation (11/18/21) and recording 

Class of 2025 Application Flowchart


Application Resources for the Class of 2026

12.13.21 PEAC Interest Meeting Recording for 8th Grade 

PEAC Interest Meeting for 8th Grade - Slide Presentation

PEAC Application for 8th Grade Students open January 17-28, 2022 :

Information for Current PEAC Scholars in Class of 2022, 2023, 2024 and 2025

Program Program Requirements

PEAC Alumni Panel recording link

Alumni Panel Follow-up Questions

*Students currently enrolled in private schools who plan on enrolling at Magruder High School for their 9th or 10th grade year need to contact the Coordinator of Academy Programs, Mrs. Virginia Snyder.

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