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The Governor's School @ Innovation Park (GS@IP) is a partial-day Academic Year Governor's School program with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. GS@IP serves the school divisions of Manassas City, Manassas Park City, and Prince William County and is housed on George Mason University Prince William Campus. Students attend science, mathematics, engineering, research, and computer science classes at GS@IP in the mornings then return to their base high schools in the afternoons to take courses in social studies, language arts, and electives as well as to participate in extracurricular activities.


GS@IP has been in operation since 2010 and serves approximately 115 gifted and talented students from thirteen high schools in the three participating school divisions. Most classes are dual enrollment options through George Mason University. GS@IP classes meet Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

GS@IP has six full-time faculty members, a Director and an Administrative Assistant.