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  • Mountain Vista Governor's School

    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.

    Mountain Vista Governor's School is one of 19 Academic Year Governor's Schools in the Commonwealth of Virginia. For more information about Virginia's Academic Year Governor's Schools, visit the AYGS website.

Important Application Dates

  • 2021 Timeline

    • January - Application packets made available at high school counseling departments, from gifted coordinators, and the local divisions’ websites.

    • January - February - Regional and divisional informational meetings held for prospective parents and students.

    • Available January 25 - MVGS Parent/Student Information Meeting, Online

    • January 25 - Online Panel Q&A 6:00 PM

    • February 2 - Online Panel Q&A 6:00 PM  

    • March 1 - Applications due to the counseling department at each base high school.

    • March 1 – March 31 - Ability/achievement testing of applicants as needed.

    • Mid-March – Mid-April - Selection committees at each division review application packets, complete Review Summaries, and select applicants.

    • April 23 - Letters mailed to students with notification of status.

    • May 3 - Permission for Enrollment forms due.