North Carolina Governor's School

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The 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.

2024 Family Overview

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

GS Family Overview

GS Family Overview Spanish

2024 Governor's School Overview

Governor's School Overview Video

2024 Dates

Check the Calendar tab for information and dates for each phase of the Governor's School timeline.

Contact Information


Rodney Allen, NC Governor's School, Coordinator

Emily Satterfield, NC Governor's School, Assistant Coordinator

Sneha Shah-Coltrane, Director of 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