Commonwealth Governor’s School Application 2020

  • CONGRATULATIONS on your decision to apply to the Commonwealth Governor’s School. By requesting this application, you have taken the first step toward an exciting and new learning experience. The online application includes:
    1. Application Form: Fill out using the CGS Application form 2020 link.
    2. Share the following links with your recommenders: (These are fillable forms that they will need to download and fill out then print and sign.)
    3. For your information only: (These documents will help you through the application process.)
    The completed application is due by January 10, 2020.  Best of luck in all of your future endeavors! 


  • The Commonwealth Governor’s School (CGS) is an academic year governor’s school that provides gifted and highly motivated high school students with a challenging, differentiated, and interdisciplinary program in English, science, mathematics, and social studies. Based on a school-within-a-school model, this half-day program utilizes real-time interactive audio/visual technology, field trips, and team teaching to create a regional community of learners. Students from King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford school divisions are offered a rigorous program of study while interacting with other talented students in the region. Students from participating high schools travel to one of the five CGS sites.

    The Commonwealth Governor's School
    Regional Administrative Office
    12301 Spotswood Furnace Road
    Fredericksburg, Virginia 22407
    Telephone: (540) 548-1278
    Fax: (540) 548-1736

    • Colonial Forge High School
      550 Courthouse Road
      Stafford, VA 22405
      Phone:(540) 658-6115
      Fax:  (540) 658-6120
    • North Stafford High School
      839 Garrisonville Road
      Stafford, VA 22554
      Phone:  (540) 658-6150
      Fax:  (540) 658-6158 
    • Stafford High School
      33 Stafford Indian Lane
      Stafford, VA 22405
      Phone:  (540) 371-7200
      Fax:  (540) 371-2389
    • Riverbend High School
      12301 Spotswood Furnace Road
      Fredericksburg, VA 22407
      Phone: (540) 548-4051
      Fax:  (540) 548-2964
    • King George High School
      10100 Foxes Way
      King George, Virginia 22485
    • Spotsylvania High School
      6975 Courthouse Road
      Spotsylvania, VA  22553
      Phone:  (540) 582-3882
      Fax:  (540) 582-3890

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