What is SWVGS?
SWVGS is an Academic Year Governor's School established to provide an accelerated and enriched science and mathematics learning environment of exceptional quality for gifted, bright, high-achieving students from across Southwest Virginia. SWVGS is a public school located at 100 Northwood Drive, Pulaski, VA, and currently serves students from the Counties of Carroll, Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski, Smyth, and Wythe, as well as the cities of Galax and Radford.
Why should I apply to SWVGS?
are making A's with little effort
want to cover material at a faster pace
would like to have time to investigate ideas
would like to take rigorous science and math classes
want to be in a school that celebrates academic achievement and celebrates talented students just as much as talented athletes
want to choose courses that go beyond graduation requirements
want the experience of completing an independent, advanced scientific research project
want to optimize your learning opportunities
want to attend a school filled with friends who have similar interests and goals
are looking for an academic challenge
are ready to take college classes
then you should apply to SWVGS.
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