North Carolina Governor's School

Governor's School LogoThe North Carolina Governor's School is a four-week summer residential program for gifted and talented high school students, integrating academic disciplines, the arts, and unique courses on each of two campuses. Learning focuses on the exploration of the most recent ideas and concepts in each discipline, and it does not involve credit, tests, or grades. Students are selected to attend through a competitive process after being nominated by their public school unit or non-public school.

2023 Family Overview

Find out more about this amazing summer opportunity to see if you are interested in applying!

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2023 Governor's School Overview

Video Recording - 15 minutes

Password:  GovSchool2023

2023 Summer Session Dates

Sunday, June 18, 2023 - Saturday, July 15, 2023 (Students)

2023 Host Campuses

Governor's School East Campus:   Meredith College in Raleigh, NC

Governor's School West Campus:  Winston-Salem State University in Winston-Salem, NC


Contact Information


Rodney Allen, NC Governor's School Coordinator

Sneha Shah-Coltrane, Director
Office of Advanced Learning and Gifted Education

North Carolina Governor's School
NC Dept. of Public Instruction
6307 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-6356