Richmond Public Schools online application process supports:
- Maggie L. Walker Governor's School for Government and International Studies
- Appomattox Regional Governor's School for the Arts and Technology
The applications for regional governor's schools (Maggie Walker and Appomattox) open in the Enroll RPS portal (www.attendrvaschools.com) Friday, October 14. Students and families will have until Thursday, December 1 at 4:30 PM to governor's school application.
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Governor's School Application Schedule
Please note that admissions activities may be affected by restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as we use practices that ensure the safety and good health of students, parents, and staff members. Regional schools give local school divisions the latitude to adjust their schedules to meet the needs of their stakeholders.
- October 14, 2022 - MLWGS and ARGS applications open on the Enroll RPS portal (www.attendrvaschools.com)
- November 3, 2022 - ARGS Open House for interested students and parents from 6:00 - 8:30 PM.
- November 9, 2022 - MLWGS Virtual Open House from 6:00 - 7:00 PM. A video of the event will be posted on the MLWGS website 24 hours after the event concludes.
- December 1, 2022 - Deadline for submitting ARGS and MLWGS applications in the Enroll RPS portal (4:30 PM). Teachers have until December 15, 2022 4:30 PM to submit recommendations.
- January 14 & 21, 2023 - ARGS interviews, auditions and adjudications (details to be announced)
- January 28, 2023 - MLWGS student evaluations. Students from all school districts will be evaluated in morning and afternoon sessions. We aim to have our students scheduled at the same time and will share more information about transportation in the coming weeks.
- February 4, 2023 - Snow day for MLWGS student evaluation
- February 14, 2023 - Make-up MLWGS student evaluation session
- March 10, 2023 - ARGS and MLWGS application decisions shared online in Enroll RPS
- March 21, 2023 - ARGS visitation for accepted students (Regional)
- March 23, 2023 - MLWGS visitation for accepted and wait-listed students (Richmond)
- March 24, 2023 - ARGS visitation for wait-listed students (Regional)
- March 24, 2023 - Written appeals for ARGS or MLWGS must be emailed by 4:30 PM to firstname.lastname@example.org. Appeals must include specific concerns related to the application process that the parents/guardians would like to have considered for review
- March 27, 2023 - ARGS and MLWGS acceptance responses due in the Enroll RPS portal by 4:30 PM. Students may choose to remain on the waitlist; however, they may only accept one offer and must decline all other offers.