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Calling 8th Grader Coders! Applications Due February 22nd!

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Calling All 8th Graders Interested in Coding!

  • Any current 8th grader may apply!
  • No academic requirements
  • Consistent attendance and good behavior expected
  • No essays, interviews, or exams required with your application!

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Applications Available January 6 to February 22, 2020!

CodeRVA Application Timeline

Sunday, Jan. 6th 2019 at 12am to Friday, Feb. 22nd 2019 at 11:45pm

This is an online event.

Application Timeline

Access the CodeRVA Student Application System

  • Online application window opens - January 6, 2020
  • Online application window closes - February 22, 2020
  • Selected students notified via email to Guardian 1- March 6, 2020

Student Eligibility

  • CodeRVA partnering public school divisions are: Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell City, New Kent, Petersburg City, Powhatan, Prince George, Richmond City, and Sussex.
  • Any student that is eligible for enrollment in grade 9 during 2020-2021 in a CodeRVA partnering public school division may apply for CodeRVA Regional High School. Private or home schooled students may apply if the student's permanent residence is in a partnering county or city. If not currently enrolled in a CodeRVA partnering public school division (private school or home schooled), evidence of eligibility may be required.
  • CodeRVA applicants should have a interest in and passion for the study of computer science. There are no academic requirements to apply for CodeRVA Regional High School.*
  • Questions regarding student eligibility may be sent to the CodeRVA at
    *Individual school divisions may have their own local requirements. Currently, Henrico County requires their applicants to have a least a C average (2.0 GPA).

School Overview

Please view our 2019 Outreach presentation for more details on our school mission, innovative environment, and course offerings.

Application Information

  • The CodeRVA Student Application System opens January 06, 2020. The application is optimized for use on desktop or laptop computers.
    • For technical support with the online application system, please contact
    • If an alternate method is necessary to complete the student application, please contact CodeRVA at
  • Student eligibility for CodeRVA will be verified by partnering school division staff.
    • Applicant's parents/guardians will need to monitor the (Parent/Guardian 1) e-mail address used in the application process for communications regarding their application status.


  • The online application for rising 9th graders in 2020-2021 opens on January 6, 2020.

  • The online application system closes at 11:59 p.m. on February 22, 2020.

  • Selected students will be notified by email (to Guardian 1) on March 6, 2020.
  • Selected students must
    • indicate their intent to attend no later than March 22, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.
    • maintain residency in a partnering school division; and
    • remain academically and behaviorally eligible for promotion to 9th grade at the end of the current school year, including passing all core content classes (English, history, mathematics, and science).
  • Selected students that accept the offer to attend must maintain residence in a CodeRVA partnering school division and their eligibility for enrollment in grade 9 during 2020-2021.

Student Selection

  • One of CodeRVA's goals is to address socioeconomic, gender, and racial inequities in STEM-related education. To this end, CodeRVA's selection process will be independently-operated and hosted by a contractor with a successful history of providing student lottery-based selection systems that support programs that seek representation reflective of the community it serves.

Questions about or problems with your child's application?

Questions on eligibility or process?

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Contact Dr. Ann Ifekwunigwe