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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

    • January: Application packets made available at high school guidance departments, from gifted coordinators, and the local divisions’ websites.
    • January-February: Regional and divisional informational meetings held for prospective parents and students.
    • January 27: MVGS Parent/Student Information Meeting, 6:00 p.m., Middletown Campus (Weather cancellation date: February 3).
    • January 28: MVGS Parent/Student Information Meeting, 6:00 p.m., Warrenton Campus (Weather cancellation date: February 4).
    • March 2: Applications due to the guidance department at each base high school.
    • March 1–March 30: 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 27: Letters mailed to students with notification of status.
    • May 4: Permission for Enrollment forms due.

Application and Timeline