D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy
D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy is New Hanover County Schools eighth middle school, opened August 2012. During its first year, approximately 100-150 6th grade students attended D.C. Virgo. The entire staff ensures that each child’s needs are met through close monitoring of progress. The mission of D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy is to cultivate a school community of responsible and contributing citizens that values academic rigor, strong moral character, community leadership, and 21st century skills and that prepares students for future academic and personal excellence.
The Upperman Center and Black Student Union are actively involved in
mentoring programs and teaching opportunities at D.C. Virgo.
2012 Involvement Assembly at D.C. Virgo
Upperman Center Director, Todd McFadden encouraging students to attend college.