Information for Prospective Students
for the 2015-16 school year

As rising 9th graders, you have many choices to make in determining which Specialty Center and high school is the right fit for you. Henrico County offers several opportunities for you to visit and learn more about the various Specialty Centers.

1) Attend one of four informational sessions. All of the Specialty Centers are available to give an overview of their program.

Highland Springs High School             Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Godwin High School                      Monday, October 5, 2015
Glen Allen High School                         Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Henrico High School                       Tuesday, October 20, 2015

2) Come to the Center for World Languages Open House.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Tucker High School Auditorium
7:00 p.m.

3) Shadow a current Center student for a full day. We encourage all 8th graders interested in our program to find out more about us by shadowing.

We recommend Mondays in order to experience all 7 classes (the rest of the week is block scheduling).

4) Follow the application process.

November 23, 2015 • On-line application available

January 15, 2016 • Applications due

March 11, 2016 • Letters of acceptance are mailed
March 25, 2016 • Students must respond to acceptance letters by this date

April 15, 2016 • All students being offered a spot from the wait list must inform
//////////////////////////////////specialty center chairs of their intent to accept an offer of admission.

Non-HCPS Students must take the NWEA Reading and Math tests
For an appointment to test, please
click here

5) Take the entrance exam for the Center for World Languages. This is a required part of the application process.

Saturday, January 30, 2016
9:00 am • Immersion Building
Make-up Testing Session is scheduled for 2/2/16 from 4pm to 6pm
Please contact Anne Fano to sign up for the test.

Admission - Students will be selected based on the following criteria:
Strength of submitted application and grade transcription
Results of entrance exam
Recommendation of the selection committee

Please Note: Bus transportation is provided for all students attending the Center for World Languages.

For additional information contact:  
Anne G. Fano - Chairperson
Center for World Languages
Robert C. Lowerre, Ph.D. - Principal
Tucker High School