D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy

DCVPA Updates

Boys Basketball tryouts will begin Thursday, October 21st afterschool until 5:00 p.m for those in grades 6th-8th. Those interested in trying out for the team MUST have a physical on file with Coach Sidbury bythe end of the school day Thursday. If not, students cannot stay after school for tryouts.

D.C. Virgo, where families come to school together!



D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy is a K-8 year-round public school that was opened by UNCW in July 2018. The school offers a family-friendly environment, with a focus on the whole child and opportunities that extend to the UNCW campus and broader community. D.C. Virgo, where families come to school together!

A few highlights:

  • Experienced and qualified teaching staff, committed to student success;
  • Community partners who help serve the whole child;
  • Action-based learning engagement, where movement and learning go together;
  • Athletic and academic enrichment opportunities.

Meeting of the UNCW DCVPA Chancellor’s Advisory Board, Wednesday, January 26, 2022
The D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy Chancellor’s Advisory Board will convene at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 26, 2022. The meeting will be held in the DCVPA Media Center, 813 Nixon Street in Wilmington, and a remote (Zoom) option will also be offered for attendees. The meeting is open to the public. For ZOOM information or for general inquiries regarding this meeting, please email Colleen Opalka, Executive Assistant in the Watson College of Education Dean’s Office, at opalkac@uncw.edu