2021-22 MLWGS Application Information

2021-22 Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School Application Information
Posted on 10/12/2021
HCPS LogoApplications for Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School will become available for current eighth-grade students on Friday, October 15. Students may pick up an application from their school counselor. Applications are due on December 1, 2021, to the home school counselor.

Online learners, please reach out to your home school counselor for application materials.

Who can apply?

Eighth-grade students are eligible to apply if they meet the following criteria:

- Reside in Hanover County
- Are enrolled in Algebra I or higher-level mathematics course for high school credit at time of application
- Have a B average in the core subjects for the 7th-grade year.
- Students who do not have a B average, but would like to be considered as an applicant due to special circumstances, must provide a letter of explanation.

Important Dates

- October 15, 2021: Applications Available from Middle School Counselor
- November 9, 2021: Informational Open House Virtual Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School at mlwgs.com
- December 1, 2021: Applications Submission Deadline (late applications will not be accepted)
- January 7, 2022: Letters mailed to applicants with evaluation date and room assignments
- January 29, 2022 (snow date February 12): Applicant Evaluation Session, at Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School, 9 a.m. to noon (visit mlwgs.com for any COVID or weather-related updates)

If you have any questions about the application process or would like more information, please feel free to reach out to  Sarah Datovech, Gifted Resource Teacher, Elizabeth Sharp, School Counselor, or Andrea Herndon, HCPS Coordinator of Gifted Education and Advanced Studies.
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