CGS Application

The Commonwealth Governor's School Application Process

Commonwealth Governor's School Applications will become available December 14, 2020 and close January 11, 2021 at 4:00 PM.  The application is electronic this year.  Please contact your school counselor if you need assistance completing the application. 

Testing Schedule

Test Type



Reading Test

January 20


Untimed, plan for 90 minutes

Ability Test

January 27 

8:30 or 2:30

Timed, 60 minute session

Math Test

February 3


Untimed, plan for 90 minutes

- All tests are held at KGMS.  This is includes students enrolled at KGHS.  
- Students should bring their CHARGED CHROMEBOOK to the reading and math test.  If you do not have a school-issued Chromebook, one will be provided on the day of testing.
- Students may bring a pencil to the testing sessions.  Paper and other materials will be supplied.
- Please use the side doors near the counseling center.  All students will be screened before entering the school.
- Health mitigation strategies will be practiced: wear a mask, stay socially distant, do not share materials

Commonwealth Governor's School Electronic Application
Application Link- Now closed
If you need assistance with the application, please contact your school counselor.

Teacher Recommendations
English Teacher
Math Teacher
Third Teacher
Other Teacher or Adult Mentor

Helpful Documents

Application Timeline
Candidate Profile Sheet
Portfolio Self Assessment

Family Information Session
Recording of the CGS Family Information Session held November 17, 2020.
Zoom Link


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