• Apply for the specialty program in your base school;
• Transfer for a specialty program at another school; or
• Transfer to a traditional school for grades 1–8.
Parents and students interested in learning more about specific specialty programs are invited to attend the information night presentations held each year during fall and winter. Please refer to the calendar on the right for specific dates and times.
Explore what each program has to offer by using browsing this Web site or by looking over the downloadable brochures provided in each section.
Prince William County Public Schools offers high school students specialty programs, career and technical education programs, Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC), The Governor’s School @ Innovation Park, and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. View more details on the high school specialty program Web page.
2014–15 High School Programs Opportunities Information Guide
Programa de Oportunidades para Estudiantes de Colegios de Secundaria
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To learn more about specific programs attend the information night held at the high school offering the program of interest to you. See the calendar.
The High School Special Opportunities Application is now online.
The deadline for most programs is February 1, 2014.
Special Opportunities Programs
Application instructions and online "Intent to Apply" form for The Governor's School @ Innovation Park.
Middle school students in Prince William County are offered the options of remaining at their base school, transferring to a specialty program in World Languages, Mathematics and Science, or enrolling in the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme or a Traditional School.
Visit the Middle School Specialty Program Web page or view more details about these opportunities or download the Middle School Programs guide below to view more information about middle school specialty programs in Prince William County Public Schools.
Middle School Programs Opportunities Information Guide for 2014-15
Programa de Oportunidades Para Estudiantes de Escuelas Intermedias
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Fifth-grade students and their parents are invited to explore the wealth of specialty programs available to students as middle school options. Two general information sessions in October introduced PWCS specialty programs and offered an overview of the application process.
Individual schools will offer information sessions for students and their parents to learn more about specific programs. See the calendar for dates.
The Middle School Special Opportunities Application is now online.
The deadline to submit applications is February 1, 2014.
Special Opportunities Programs
PWCS offers a Mathematics and Science Program, a World Languages Program, and Traditional School opportunities to elementary school students. In addition eight elementary schools are training to institute the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IBPYP). Six schools are in the consideration phase of this program.
See Elementary School button on the left to view information about the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, Candidate or Consideration Phase.