Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School is one of 19 Academic Year Governor’s School sponsored by Virginia Department of Education. In addition to state funding, three local school divisions, Augusta County Schools, Staunton, and Waynesboro support the school’s program in Arts and Humanities and Sciences. SVGS has programs and courses designed to meet the unique needs of gifted and highly motivated students. Students may attend in one of two broad curriculum areas: the Arts and Humanities Program or the Sciences program. The Arts and Humanities program features course selections in humanities, fine arts, or performing arts. Our Science program features course selections in mathematics, science, engineering, and technology. The school presents a unique educational environment in which individuals explore the interconnections between and enhance their experiences in science, mathematics, the arts, humanities and technology. SVGS provides students with the knowledge, skills, discipline and attitudes necessary for further advanced study at institutions of higher education and successful careers.