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Mountain Vista Governor's School 2021-2022 Application Process Open

January 11, 2021

Mountain Vista Governor’s School (MVGS) is a regional program for academically talented and highly motivated students in 10th, 11th, and 12th grade.   Science, mathematics, humanities, and research courses are uniquely integrated to provide a college-level, project-based learning environment. 

Applications for admission to MVGS are now available and are due in the student’s school counseling office no later than March 1, 2021.  Current FCPS freshmen may access the application at or by clicking English version or Spanish version. (Current sophomores and juniors may also apply but will only be accepted if space allows.)  Applications are also available in the counseling office at each high school. 

Mountain Vista Governor’s School Video

Check out this video made by current MVGS students:

Further Information

MVGS will present a virtual Q and A session on January 26 and February 2.  A link will be available closer to the date. For more information about Mountain Vista Governor's School, please visit  For questions related to the application process, please contact Mrs. Ladona Gorham at or (540) 422-7012 and check out the MVGS information page under the Gifted and Advanced page of the FCPS1 website at