If your child is an academically oriented current 8th-grade student, then you should consider Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School as their next step.
Located in the heart of Richmond, Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School provides unparalleled educational opportunities and personalized learning. In 2013 a Richmond Times-Dispatch editorial said that “Maggie Walker is the finest comprehensive high school — public or private — in Metro Richmond.” Maggie Walker was ranked in 2017 by BestSchools.org as #11 out of 100 top schools in the nation, while The Washington Post has ranked MW for several years in their Top Performing Schools With Elite Students category. Niche. com currently ranks MLWGS as the 8th best high school in the nation. With our last graduation, 180 members of the class of 2019 earned $16.2 million dollars in scholarship offers, had a 98% college acceptance rate, three students were selected as Presidential Scholar Candidates with one chosen as ‘Scholar,’ and earned an average GPA of 4.21.
Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School will hold three evening informational sessions for students and families interested in knowing more about the program and the admissions process. Each session runs from 6:30 to about 8:30 PM and they begin in the Maggie Walker auditorium.
Parking will available in the school parking lots (1000 N Lombardy St) as well as in the parking lots for the James River Bus Lines at 915 N Allen Ave and at the C.D. King Building on the corner of Lombardy and Leigh.