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The Governor's School @ Innovation Park provides an alternative learning environment in a university-setting designed to meet the needs of academically talented and highly motivated learners. The STEM program provides a uniquely designed integrated science, math, engineering, and technology curriculum with real world research and application opportunities.

Students attending The Governor's School will be engaged in multiple opportunities to develop their leadership skills and potential by applying their intellectual design based on research into action proposals.

Students attending the partial-day program at The Governor's School will have opportunity to continue being involved in the social and extracurricular activities offered by their base schools. By providing a dual enrollment program, The Governor's School @ Innovation Park enables college-bound students to be challenged with college level content while earning both high school and college credits in science and math. Students will also be awarded opportunities to interact with science researchers and learn about possible career opportunities.

Course offerings below are all dual enrollment options through George Mason University with the exception of Inventions and Innovations:

Mathematics
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Honors Calculus I through III
  • Linear Algebra

  • Science
  • Biology I/II
  • Chemistry I/II
  • Physics I/II
  • Microbiology/Anatomy
  • Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry
  • Introduction to Environmental Chemistry

    Engineering and Technology
  • Introduction to Engineering
  • Geomatics and Engineering
  • Computer Science I/II
  • Inventions and Innovations

  • Research
  • Research I/II