Gloucester County Public Schools participate in several Governor's Schools supported by the Virginia Department of Education. 

Opportunities for high school students include:
The Chesapeake Bay Governor's School
The Governor's School for Science and Technology
The Summer Residential Governor's Schools

For Identified Gifted Students Currently in Grades 3-7:
The Middle Peninsula Summer Regional Governor's School
 
Annual Academic Year Governor’s School Information
The annual Governor’s School Information Night held in December is now virtual. Please see the sections and links below for more information.
 



GCPS Overview Slides

Quick Facts for both CBGS and GSST
 


 
Governor's School
The Chesapeake Bay Governor's School
For Highly Motivated and Talented Students 
** Interested in or with an aptitude for MATH, SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY
** For Sophomore -- Juniors and Seniors
** Attend CBGS for half the school day -- and GHS classes in the afternoon
 
Governor's School for Science and Technology
Providing a Distinguished Science Curriculum to the Region's Gifted High School Students 
** Science and Mathematics Half Day Program for Juniors and Seniors
** Held at New Horizons Education Center
** Two-Year -- Half Day Program
 
Middle Peninsula Summer Regional Governor's School
 ** For Gifted Students Currently in Grades 3-7
 ** Sponsored by Virginia Department of Education
 ** Problem-Based Classes 
 
Summer Residential Governor's Schools
For Gifted High School Juniors and Seniors in Specific Programs Experiences in: 
** Visual & Performing Arts -- Humanities -- Mathematics 
** Life Science and Medicine 
** Or Mentorships in Marine Science or Engineering
Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School (CBGS) hosted at RCC Glenns Campus, Gloucester
For current 9th grade students to begin attending in 10th grade.  Deadline: February 1st
Overview video from CBGS staff (14 minutes)



Current 9th grade students may complete this survey to sign up for a virtual information session with GCPS and CBGS staff. Applications are available for download HERE—you can choose a printable OR a fillable version. You can also contact your School Counselor or Mr. Matt Lord in the GHS School Counseling Office for assistance or specific course questions.
Current 7th & 8th grade students: Check in with your School Counselor to discuss your coursework plans for 8th and 9th grade to be sure you meet the program prerequisites listed in the Quick Fact sheet linked above
GSST Virtual Open House video

Governor’s School for Science & Technology (GSST, also NHGS) at New Horizons, Hampton, VA

For current 10th grade students to begin attending in 11th grade.  Deadline: February 28th
OR
Pre-Admission Series (PAS) for current 8th and 9th grade students to learn more about GSST.   Deadline: March 1st

GSST Virtual Open House video
How to apply video for 8th/9th grade to PAS:


Current 10th grade
 students may complete this survey to sign up for a virtual information session with GCPS and GSST staff

Current 8th & 9th grade students: Check in with your School Counselor to discuss your coursework plans and to be sure you meet the program prerequisites listed in the Quick Fact sheet linked above. Apply at the link above for the Pre-Admission Series program to learn more about the GSST programs over the next couple of years.
Current 7th grade students: Check in with your School Counselor to discuss your coursework plans for 8th and 9th grade to be sure you meet the program prerequisites listed in the Quick Fact sheet linked above.

For current 10th Grade Students
Gifted & Governor's School Assorted Links
Contact Us

Gifted Education & Governor's School 
693-4795


 Bess Worley II,Ph.D, Director of Assessment and Evaluation                                                      Gaye Murphy, Gifted Education Specialist