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School Applications 2024-25

RPS conducts an annual school application cycle to cater to a diverse range of school and program options, aligning with the varying needs and interests of both students and families. This page serves as a hub, connecting current and prospective RPS families with vital information about RPS school offerings and the application and selection process.

Regional Governor's Schools

RPS supports the application process for Richmond City residents applying to Maggie L.  Walker Regional Governor's School and Appomattox Regional Governor's School. CodeRVA applications are handled separately by CodeRVA.

Governor's School applications are due December 1, 2023 at 4:30 PM.

Learn more about Governor's Schools

Specialty Schools and Programs

Specialty schools are RPS secondary schools that require an application process for admission. 

Specialty School applications are due December 1, 2023 at 4:30 PM.

Learn more about Specialty Schools

Open Enrollment

Open enrollment offers school choice for students who want to attend a school outside of their residential zone that does not require a formal application process for admission. 

Open enrollment applications are due February 1, 2024 at 4:30 PM.

Learn more about Open Enrollment

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