Application Process

  • The Application Process for 2017-2018 is currently closed.

    Applications for 2018-2019 for Open Enrollment and Specialty High Schools, including Thomas Jefferson High School's International Baccalaureate Programme, will be available in mid-October on the main RPS webpage.

    An IB paper application will be available in mid-October. (Preferred method is the online portal at rvaschools.net )

    Online applications are to be completed by a parent or guardian and are linked to your email. If you need assistance with completing the application, please contact your current school's guidance counselor.  


    IB Applications are considered complete when:

    • They are filled out completely and submitted electronically
    • One teacher recommendation is submitted electronically or to the zoned school counselor
    • One adult recommendation is submitted electronically or to the zoned school counselor
    • All supporting documents are uploaded

    Applications for IB programs with all required documentation are due in early December, 2017.

    Criteria for Student Selection:

    1. Completed Student Application
    2. Testing (Standardized tests / Writing samples)
    3. Teacher/Adult recommendations


    Contact Information for IB Applications:

    Tracy Cady
    Richmond Public Schools /(804) 780-6028