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Innovative Schools Applications Open on Friday, February 3, 2023!

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Innovative Schools Applications Available February 3!

Do you have a student interested in attending one of our Innovative Schools? Applications for EM Rollins STEAM Academy, STEM Early High, Vance County Early College, Vance Virtual Village Academy and Advance Academy will be available on Friday, February 3, 2023. Completed applications are due no later than February 28 and must be turned in to the district office, located at 1724 Graham Avenue, Henderson. Applications will be made available on the VCS website on February 3rd, as well as at our schools.

We have 5 innovative schools in our district, each different by design. If you want to learn more about these schools, please stop by district office between 4:30-6:30pm on February 15. You will have the opportunity to meet the principals of each Innovative School, pick up an application and have any questions about the schools answered. To stay up to date with the latest information on Innovative Schools, please visit our website ( 

  • FEBRUARY 3, 2023
    • Applications Open: Available at VCS District Office & VCS Website
  • FEBRUARY 15, 2023
    • Innovative Night at VCS District Office (4:30pm-6:30pm): Come learn about our Innovative Schools and how to apply
  • FEBRUARY 28, 2023
    • Applications are due by close of business! All applications must be submitted online OR turned in at VCS District Office. 
  • MARCH 31, 2023
    • Notifications are mailed to all applicants.