LEONARDTOWN, MD – St. Mary’s County Public Schools will accept online applications for its four signature Academy Programs: The STEM Academy, The Academy of Visual and Performing Arts, The Academy of Global and International Studies and The Academy of Finance. Applications can be accessed online at www.smcps.org/academies and will open beginning March 5, 2018. The application window will close on April 20, 2018. Please note that no late applications will be accepted.

Additional information about the Academy Programs, to include course offerings, application criteria and frequently asked questions, can be found at www.smcps.org/academies. For more information, contact the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at 301-475-5511, extension 32104.