Scholars interested in attending one of the school division’s academy programs and/or advanced academic programs are required to submit an application. Each program has specific application requirements.
January 10, 2020 is the deadline for all VBCPS students to submit their applications for the 2020-2021 school year. Timelines related to the selection and appeal process are available on the Application Timelines web page.
Governor’s School Information Night is tonight from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Plaza Middle School in the Library.
Thursday, November 7, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The event will start with an informational session in the auditorium and then attend break-out sessions to meet students and learn more about course offerings and activities.
On November 6 at 6:00 pm at Landstown HS, learn about the opportunities and programs offered to students at the Governor’s STEM and Technology Academy.
GOVERNOR’S SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS
Monday, November 18, 2019
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Plaza Middle School, Auditorium
3080 S. Lynnhaven Road, Virginia Beach
The Virginia Department of Education and the school divisions of Chesapeake, Franklin, Isle of Wight, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Southampton, Suffolk and Virginia Beach sponsor the Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA). Students enrolled in these school divisions are eligible to attend.
Students interested in applying for selection to attend the Governor’s School for the Arts for grades 9 – 12 may join Governor’s School for the Arts representatives to learn about the programs and the application/audition process
Governor’s School is tuition free and is located at The Governor’s School for the Arts at 254 Granby Street in downtown Norfolk. Transportation is provided by the individual school divisions. Instructional departments for the Governor’s School for the Arts consist of Dance, Instrumental Music, Musical Theatre, Theatre & Film, Visual Arts and Vocal Music. Students attend their home high school for classes in the morning and travel to Norfolk to attend three hours of GSA classes in the afternoon.
Talented students in this intensive and accelerated program may earn up to three high school credits each year. Approximately three hundred and fifty students in grades nine through twelve comprise the student body with over sixty professional artists, university professors and art educators providing instruction for the students.
For more information, contact your Tina Cerja at 757.648.4850, the Governor’s School for the Arts at 757.451.4711, or the Office of K-12 and Gifted Programs at 757.263.1188.