The Shenandoah Valley Governor's School is one of Virginia's 18 state-initiated magnetGovernor's Schools. It is a part-time school where 11th and 12th grade students take advanced classes in the morning (receiving their remaining classes from their home high school).
There are two separate curricula at SVGS. The curriculum for the Math Science and Technology program includes the following college prep. and dual enrollment classes: Research and Engineering, Robotics, Advanced Technology,Astrophysics, AP Computer Science, Pre Calculus, AP Calculus, DE Calculus, DE Discrete Mathematics, AP Statistics, DE Molecular Biology, AP Environmental Science, and Modern Physics. The curriculum for the Arts and Humanities program includes DE Acting I (trough JMU), Acting II, DE Introduction To Theatre (Through JMU), Advanced Dramatic Theories and Criticism, advanced art classes, and DE Humanities 111/112 and (?)(Through BRCC).