Thank you for your interest in our specialty centers and two regional Governor’s schools. The application window for this year will open October 15, 2021. Eighth grade students interested in applying to attend a specialty center or Governor’s school may apply through the application portal at ccpsopportunities.com, available October 15, 2021-December1, 2021.
If you have questions about specialty centers, please visit their website. You can find a link to each school’s page here. Families can also find links for other county and regional programs below.
In addition to the broad spectrum of programs in each comprehensive high school, Chesterfield County Public Schools offers students the opportunity to participate in optional academic programs related to special interests.
We invite you to learn more about each specialty center and Governor’s school by viewing this year’s Fair presentations. While not live and synchronous, this year’s fair presentations will provide general information about the 13 specialty centers, two Governor’s Schools and other special programming offered. In the presentations linked below, you will also find information about this year’s Open Houses, where each program will share even more about the curriculum and opportunities they offer to students.
|Clover Hill High||Mathematics and Science|
|Cosby High||Health Science|
|CTC @ Courthouse||Career and Technical Center @ Courthouse|
|CTC @ Hull||Career and Technical Center @ Hull|
|James River High||Leadership and International Relations|
|Lloyd C. Bird High||Governor’s Academy for Engineering Studies|
|Manchester High||Mass Communications|
|Manchester High||Spanish Immersion|
|Matoaca High||Information Technology|
|Meadowbrook High||Academy for Developing Entrepreneurs|
International Baccalaureate Program
|Midlothian High||International Baccalaureate Program|
|Monacan High||Health Professions and Therapies|
|Thomas Dale High||Center for the Arts|