Specialty Programs Description
PWCS provides a wide range of opportunities for its students at the high school, middle school, and elementary school level.
Your son or daughter has the following options:
• Remain in the regular program in your base school;
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.
• 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.
Explore what each program has to offer by using browsing this Web site or by looking over the downloadable brochures provided in each section.
High School Specialty Program Opportunities
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.
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Eighth-grade students and their parents are invited to investigate the variety of specialty programs available to students as high school options. Two general information sessions in October introduce PWCS specialty programs and offered an overview of the application process. Representatives from specialty programs, career and technical education will be present to answer questions.
The High School Special Opportunities Application is now available. Please follow the link below to submit your online application.
The deadline for most programs is February 1, 2017.
Applications for the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts at Charles J. Colgan, Sr. High School are due by Monday, December 12, 2016.
Application instructions and online "Intent to Apply" form for
The Governor's School @ Innovation Park.
Middle School Specialty Program Information
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.
2017-18 Middle School Programs Opportunities Information Guide
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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. General information sessions in October introduce PWCS specialty programs and offer an overview of the application process.
Individual schools 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 available. Please follow the link below to submit an online application.
The deadline to submit applications is February 1, 2017.