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Washington County’s high schools prepare students for the future.  The high school instructional program at South Hagerstown High School addresses the needs of students who are entering the workforce, preparing for adult responsibility or continuing their education at the post-secondary level.  Among the many opportunities, students may pursue one of numerous career and technology completer pathways and engage in Advanced Placement or other rigorous courses and programs. 

To learn more about applying to college or preparing for your career, visit the Department of Advanced Programs, or contact your School Counseling office. 

For full course work, advanced program opportunities, and graduation requirements, please download the High School Program of Studies PDF to the right. 


Academies offer rigorous course work in preparing students for their future.  To inquire about an Academy please do not hesitate to contact the lead instructors.

Academic Leadership Academy (ALA)

Advancement Via Individual determination (AVID)

Homeland Security

Oracle Academy

Teacher Academy of Maryland (TAM)

Upward Bound