ANNOUNCING: 2019 Summer Residential Governor’s School Information

Applications for the 2019 Virginia Department of Education: Summer Residential Governor’s Visual and Performing Arts and Academic Programs & World Language Academies are now available to tenth (10th) and eleventh (11th) graders. The application process is different for each program and all are highly competitive.

Preliminary Foreign Language Applications are due on Monday, November 5, 2018.


Visual and Performing Arts Application (pages 1 – 3) are due on Thursday, November 1, 2018.

APS auditions and portfolio reviews will be held the week of November 12, 2018, to select students who will advance to the state level auditions and portfolios review. Completed applications are due on Friday, January 11, 2019.

Academic Program Applications are due on Friday, January 11, 2019.

Please read the Governor’s School Guide for Students and Parents including the revised adjudication guidelines for the visual and performing arts auditions.

Those interested in applying should contact:

Elizabeth Burgos: Resource Teacher for the Gifted about the Academic and Visual/Performing Arts applications.

Room 3009 email:

Danielle Karaky: World Languages Department Chair about the World Language Academies.

Room 3207 email: