South Hagerstown High School's 
Academic Leadership Academy

The purpose of this site is to provide the students and families of the Academic Leadership Academy at South Hagerstown High school any and all information they need on the program. Through this website contact can also be made with any advisor. Please be sure to check back frequently as information in the pages links under "General Information" is updated often! 

The South High School Academic Leadership Academy was established in 2010 and works to serve the gifted and talented students of South High but application is open to all Washington County students! Its purpose is to promote academic excellence for high achieving students.  It includes parents, teachers, and students committed to academic growth. Members agree to take on a rigorous course load during their four years and participate in leadership development activities.   


WCPS Magnet Programs are open to all students residing in Washington County. There is no cost to participate; however, parents/guardians may need to provide transportation if living outside the magnet school attendance area. Selection is based upon a comprehensive review of multiple sources of information, including a student interview, academic performance, teacher and counselor