Shenandoah Valley Governor's School

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Shenandoah Valley Governor's School
The SVGS logo is a form of the Sierpinski triangle.
49 Hornet Road
Fisherville, Virginia 22939
United States
TypeMagnet school
School districtAugusta County Public Schools
DirectorLee Ann Whitesell
Number of students175
Color(s)Teal, purple

The Shenandoah Valley Governor's School is one of Virginia's 18 state-initiated magnet Governor's Schools. It is a part-time school where 11th and 12th grade students take advanced classes in the morning (receiving their remaining classes from their home high school).


There are two curricula at SVGS:

The curriculum for the Math Science and Technology program includes the following college prep and dual enrollment classes: Research and Engineering, Robotics, Advanced Technology, Astrophysics, AP Computer Science, Pre Calculus, AP Calculus, DE Calculus, DE Discrete Mathematics, AP Statistics, DE Molecular Biology, AP Environmental Science, DE Environmental Chemistry, DE Physics, and Modern Physics.

The curriculum for the Arts and Humanities program includes DE Acting I (through JMU), Acting II, DE Introduction to Theatre (through JMU), Advanced Dramatic Theories and Criticism, advanced art classes, DE Humanities 111/112, DE Communication, DE Psychology, and DE The Humanities in Western Culture (through BRCC).

Contributing schools[edit]

Extracurricular activities[edit]

  • Electric Vehicle Team
  • Robotics Team
  • Network Team
  • Envirothon Team
  • Outreach (with elementary and middle schoolers)

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Coordinates: 38°6′55.8″N 78°59′20″W / 38.115500°N 78.98889°W / 38.115500; -78.98889