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  • Mountain Vista Governor's School

    Mountain Vista Governor's School is one of 19 Academic Year Governor's Schools in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  The mission of the Mountain Vista Governor’s School is to present a research-based, technology-enhanced, integrated program in mathematics, science, and the humanities. The program will challenge students to reach their full potential as independent thinkers capable of assuming leadership roles in a constantly changing global society. Visit the Mountain Vista Governor's School's website to learn more about the school and what they have to offer.

Important Application Dates

  • 2023 Timeline

    • January 5 - Application packets made available at high school counseling departments, from gifted coordinators, and the local divisions’ websites.
    • January 25 - MVGS Prospective Parent/Student Information Meeting, Online, 6:30 PM
    • January 26 - Kick-off /Promotion Events
    • February 17 - Student Profile Page due to the counseling department at JHHS.
    • March 3 - Completed applications due to the counseling department at JHHS.
    • March 7 - April 1 - Ability/achievement testing of applicants as needed.
    • Mid-March - Mid-April - Selection committees review applications, complete Review Summaries, and select applicants.
    • April 11 - Academic Advisory Board meeting to review applicant information.
    • April 28 - Letters mailed to students with notification of status.
    • May 9 - Permission for Enrollment forms due.