This regional high school offers an advanced college preparatory curriculum emphasizing government, international studies, world languages, science, mathematics, and fine arts as well as opportunities for international learning experiences. Eighth-grade students residing in Henrico County are selected on a competitive basis through an application process beginning mid-October through early March.
Admission handbooks and applications will be available beginning the middle of October with an application deadline in early December. Eighth-grade students enrolled in HCPS may obtain an application from their middle school counselor.
Student/Parent Informational Sessions for Maggie L. Walker Governor's School
What: Three information sessions about the Maggie L. Walker Governor's School for Government & International Studies and the student application process will be held for interested parents and students. The Gifted Educational Specialist with Henrico County Public Schools, as well as staff members from Maggie L. Walker Governor's School for Government & International Studies will present information.
Who: Students and parents are welcome to attend any of the three sessions.
October 21, 2013 - 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Rolfe Middle School
October 22, 2013 - 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Pocahontas Middle School
October 23, 2013 - 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Wilder Middle School
Open House at Maggie L. Walker Governor's School
Who: Interested students and parents from Henrico County
When: October 28, 2013 - 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Where: Maggie L. Walker Governor's School, 1000 North Lombardy Street
Eighth-grade students residing in Henrico County and not enrolled in public schools should contact the Educational Specialist, Gifted Education Programs, HCPS, (804) 652-3765. For additional information, visit Governor's School website at www.gsgis.k12.va.us.
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