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School Choice

  • Danville Public Schools provides students from pre-kindergarten through grade 12 with various School Choice options tailored to meet the needs and interests of all students. The programs allow students to discover their talents and interests while focusing on academic rigor. Whether your child is interested in science, performing arts, foreign languages, or trade skills, Danville Public Schools Choice Programs, and Pathways have something to offer every student! 


    With a commitment to inclusivity, we ensure that every student has the chance to thrive in an environment that supports their unique talents and aspirations. Our choice programs encompass various disciplines, including STEM, arts, humanities, and vocational education. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about our program, pathway offerings, and admission requirements and discover which program best suits your student. Together, we can shape a bright and prosperous future for Danville Public Schools students. 

    All Choice Programs require an application, and selection is based on specific criteria. These programs are available to all students regardless of zoning.

  • School Choice Guide
  • Apply Here
  • Choice Application Directions
  • AET and Governor's School Application-CLOSED
  • Events
  • Application and Testing Information

Our Programs and Schools

  • 6th Grade Academy at Schoolfield
  • Activ8 STEM Academy
  • Galileo Magnet High School
  • I.W. Taylor Virtual Academy
  • Early College Progam
  • Piedmont Governor's School
  • Academy for Engineering and Technology (AET)
  • Preschool
  • Advanced Placement, Dual Enrollment, and Concurrent Courses
  • Career Academies and Pathways
  • *Students who attend schools outside the district and state are welcome to apply. Please note, that some states have different enrollment laws permitting students to receive permission to enroll in a school outside their district or state. Contact your local school district for policies on transfers. Schools also have specific timelines and procedures for releasing information. You will need to obtain all necessary documents and records needed for transfer. Please contact Dr. Wayne Lyle for tuition information.