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Application Timelines

High School - Academy and Advanced Academic Programs

October 12, 2017 Citywide Information Night
Virginia Beach Convention Center
5:30-8:30 p.m.
Breakout sessions begin at 6 p.m.
January 10, 2018 DEADLINE for all academy programs and advanced academic programs applications to be completed online for students attending Virginia Beach City Public Schools, or to the appropriate program coordinator for students not attending Virginia Beach City Public Schools.
January 13, 2018 International Baccalaureate Admissions Testing 
Location: Princess Anne High School
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Students with last names A-L)
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Students with last names M-Z)
January 16, 2018 Mathematics & Science Academy Testing
Location: Ocean Lakes High School Cafeteria
5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Only Students FromCorporate Landing Middle, Home Schooled, Kempsville Middle, Landstown Middle, Larkspur Middle, Lynnhaven Middle, Princess Anne Middle, Salem Middle, Virginia Beach Middle
January 18, 2018 Mathematics & Science Academy Testing
Location: Ocean Lakes High School Cafeteria
5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Only Students FromBayside Middle, Brandon Middle, Great Neck Middle, Independence Middle, Old Donation School, Plaza Middle, Private Schools
January 17, 2018 International Baccalaureate Admissions Make-up Testing
Location: Princess Anne High School
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
January 23, 2018 Mathematics & Science Academy Make-up Testing
Location: Ocean Lakes High School Cafeteria
5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
January 20 - January 30, 2018 Visual and Performing Arts Academy Auditions
Location: Salem High School
Students will be notified by mail of their audition date and time
February 16, 2018 All high school notification letters emailed for VBCPS students, mailed for non-VBCPS students.
February 23, 2018 All High School Appeals Deadline
February 28, 2018 Student Letters of Intent to Accept and Attend a High School Academy Program or Advanced Academic Program DEADLINE.


Middle School - International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IBMYP) Plaza Middle

December 5, 2017 Parent Information Night for students attending schools A-N; 6:30 p.m. at Plaza Middle School*
December 6, 2017 Parent Information Night for students attending schools O-W; 6:30 p.m. at Plaza Middle School*
February 1, 2018 Application Deadline
March 1, 2018 Selection Committee meets to review applicants for placement in grades 6-8 for the 2017-2018 school year
March 23, 2018 Decision Letters emailed for Virginia Beach City Public School students, mailed for non-Virginia Beach City Public School students
April 9, 2018 International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program Intent Letters due to Plaza Middle Years Program
April 13, 2018 First Level of Appeals Deadline to Plaza Middle Years Program
May 8, 2018 Second Level of Appeals Deadline to Plaza Middle Years Program sent to Dr. Pohlís office Ė Department of Teachng and Learning

If you are not able to attend on the night assigned for your school, you may choose to attend another evening.



Last Modified on Friday, October 13, 2017