PHS Magnet Program

Magnet 2021-2022 Admissions Information:

 9th Grade Course Registration and House Requirement Details Below.

Global Ecology Certificate Overview

Global Ecology Ninth Grade Class Information

Humanities Certificate Overview

Humanities Ninth Grade Class Information

SMCS Certificate Overview

SMCS Ninth Grade Class Information


2021-2022 Course Listing HERE!


Virtual Magnet Invited Welcome Information 

  Current magnet students welcome you through the videos below!

Global Ecology Video

Humanities Video

SMCS Video

Answers to the Invited Welcome Night questions HERE!

ISP Welcome Night Question and Answers HERE!



Use the following link to view recorded course information for each house, such as courses, college recognition and more! 

Applicant Wait Pool FAQ's


 Houses Photo, Global Ecology, Humanities and SMCS  


Global Ecology Excellence with Natural Mandalas. Take A Look!

Upcoming Events


More information: Contact Division of Consortia Choice and Application Program Services by emailing

Please contact the Magnet Office via email while schools are closed.


MCPS Special Programs website - for up-to-date information on the Application Process

General Information

Videos of Magnet Activities and Projects:

Magnet Program Brochure

Program Information from MCPS office of Special Programs 

College Acceptance List for the Class of 2019


  • List of Days When 8th Period is Cancelled (No 4:10 pm buses) TBD for 2020-21 School Year