Prospective Student Information

What’s it like to be a GAHS center student?

Visit our student made web site. Here you will find the student perspective of what it is like to be a Center student. Included is information on academics, electives, the school building, social life, and athletics.

Information Sessions:

The county will host several information sessions at the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year for parents and students to learn more about the different specialty center programs and the application process.  All of the sessions begin at 7:00pm.

Highland Springs High School    September 27th, 2017

Freeman High School                    October 3rd, 2017

Glen Allen High School                 October 10th, 2017

Hermitage High School                 October 18th, 2017


Open House: Thursday, November 30th at 7pm in Auditorium

Prospective students and parents are invited to come to Glen Allen High School to hear from current students and faculty members about the Center for Education and Human Development program.  The Open House is designed and implemented by current Juniors within the program.  In addition to hearing from speakers, prospective students and parents will have the opportunity to visit several classrooms and walk around the building to witness how instruction takes place within the Center.


The Center for Education and Human Development offers a ½ day shadowing opportunity for students who are either accepted or waitlisted into the Center.  The dates for shadowing this year will be 3/12/18 through 3/23/18.  Please call the front office at 501-3300 to schedule a shadowing appointment once you receive your notification of acceptance or waitlist.


The application for all Henrico County Specialty Centers will be available online on November 20th, 2017.  Please click here for further information about the application process.

Private School students will also need to complete some additional testing in addition to completing the application.  Testing registration for private school students will be made available on November 20th, 2017.

Parents must register for testing at the following web address:
If you have questions regarding testing for the private school students, please email Lesley Brown at