Specialty Schools and Open Enrollment Update 10/14

Governor’s Schools ApplicationsOpen October 15, 2019 – Close December 2, 2019 

All other applications for Specialty Schools and Open Enrollment Open on December 16th and Close on January 24, 2020, using the new Smart Choice portal located on the Pupil Placement Services webpage.  Registration Gateway portals will no longer be used. 

Applications for the Governor's School will open on time and online on October 15, 2019. Applications close on December 2, 2019.  Paper applications will be available for reference (in English and/or Spanish) or to take home at technical help nights. All stakeholders are encouraged to use the online RPS portal.  

 

Prior to the submission of applications, students will need 2 forms of proof of residency (mortgage, lease, water/gas/or electric bill, driver's license) and the names with the email addresses of the two teachers they would like to send their recommendations to for MLWGS and ARGS. Teachers will be able to fill out and submit their students' recommendations online. This a brand new feature!

 

Governor’s Schools: Information and Technical Help Nights to Apply to Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School and the Appomattox Governor’s School will be held at the school sites listed below.  Applicants must be in 8th grade, a Richmond resident, and currently enrolled in Algebra 1 or a Higher Math to apply.

     

The Governor's School Application Portal may be found on the following website on October 15, 2019: Pupil Placement Services  

Informational and Technical Nights for Governor's Schools' Applications: Sessions begin at 5:30 PM and end at 7:30 PM.

 

Date

Host School

Time

Location in the building

October 15

Lucille Brown

5:30

Media Center/ All Purpose Room/

October 16

Albert Hill MS

5:30

Media Center/Hallway

October 23

Martin Luther King MS

5:30

Media Center

October 24

Henderson MS

5:30

Media Center

November 4

Franklin MS

5:30

Media Center

November 6

Binford MS

5:30

Media Center

November 12

Elkhardt-Thompson

5:30

Media Center

November 13

Boushall MS

5:30

Media Center

 

 

Open Enrollment and Specialty Schools will use the Smart Choice Portal which Opens December 16 and Closes January 24, 2020. Our complete calendar will be posted.