Application Information for 2021-22

2021-2022 Applications for High School Specialty Programs 

Current eighth graders in Suffolk Public Schools (and homeschooled or private school eighth graders who reside in the SPS district) are invited to apply to one of the three SPS specialty programs and/or the regional Governor’s School for the Arts.

These specialty programs are designed for highly motivated students who want to challenge themselves in high school.  Each program has a unique focus, and more information about each program can be found below.

The Project Lead the Way (PLTW) and International Baccalaureate (IB) application and information for the 2021-2022 school year will be made available on November 9, 2020. Please check back at that time. 

See below for information on the Governor's School for the Arts and the application link for that program.

PLTW and IB Application Deadline—December 18, 2020 

PLTW and IB Common Application Link:


Project Lead the Way Engineering

Application Information Link: PLTW Engineering Application
PLTW-Engineering FAQs: PLTW Engineering FAQs
Have a question about the PLTW Engineering program? 
Submit your question here: PLTW Engineering Question Form
PLTW-Engineering Information Video:
PLTW-Engineering Live Virtual Q&A:  Wednesday, November 18th at 5:30PM
Zoom Link:

Project Lead the Way Biomedical Science

Application Information Link: PLTW Biomedical Application
PLTW-Biomedical Science Information Video:
PLTW-Biomedical Science Live Virtual Q&A:  Wednesday, November 18th at 6:00PM
Zoom Link:

International Baccalaureate

Application Information Link: International Baccalaureate Application
IB Program FAQs:
International Baccalaureate Information Video:  (Must enter password to view: 72pf+T&r)
International Baccalaureate Live Virtual Q&A:  Wednesday, November 18th at 6:30PM. 
Zoom Link:

Governor’s School for the Arts: 

Deadline— November 29, 2020
Application Information Link:  Link to GSA Application
Recording of GSA Suffolk Information Night: 


For more information, please see your school counselor, or the following program contacts:

  • PLTW (Engineering and Biomedical):  Stuart Jones, Supervisor of Advanced Instruction,, 757-925-6759


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