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... Intermediate schools are referred to as "middle schools" in the PGCPS system, and operate as either grades 6–8 middle schools or Grades 7–8 middle schools ... Grades 7–9 Junior High Schools were phased out in the mid-1980s ... In the last few years, efforts have been made to convert most middle schools to the more popular Grades 6–8 model ...
... Elementary Schools in Prince George's County operate in several configurations, ranging from Pre-K (Head Start) through Grade 6 ... Most elementary schools operate under a Kindergarten through Grade 6 configuration, and lack a Pre-Kindergarten/Head Start program ... to ease overcrowding and with the opening of newer and larger schools and increased funding, several schools have changed to a PreK-6th grade configuration while others have added a Pre-Kindergarten, but dropped ...
... All high schools in Prince George's County operate with a "comprehensive" model as their base, with the exception of the new Academy of Health Sciences at Prince George's Community College ... All students are assigned to a high school based on an "attendance area." Magnet Programs operate as a "School-Within-A-School" model, where the magnet serves as an alternative program---in addition to the ... Some high schools have also implemented a "Smaller Learning Community" model, where they offer anywhere from two or more Academy Programs, which effectively breaks a school down into ...
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