The Georgetown School is home to Hanover County, Virginia's alternative education programs for at-risk students. The school offers an academic setting where students are given an opportunity to continue their education through individualized instruction and personalized lesson plans. Integrated learning strategies promote self-efficacy, responsibility, reflective decision making, and civic duty. The Georgetown School, led by Principal Charles Stevens, helps students become independant thinkers and responsible citizens. Hanover 4-H offers regular mentoring and in-school maker programs to the students at The Georgetown School.
The Georgetown School is also the home to the Hanover County Public Schools and Hanover 4-H Summer STEM Learning Institute. Students from county schools have the opportunity to learn math and science in addition to participating in hands-on STEM Maker workshops. Maker projects and activities are designed to reinforce the classroom experience. The Summer STEM Learning Institute is led by Georgetown faculty members Mikael Giese, Fran Durbin, and Jennifer Wood along with the 4-H Maker, Paul Lambert.