Gifted Education Services

    Grades K-1
    Official gifted services begin in 2nd grade.  However, students in grades K-1 receive ongoing differentiated instruction from their classroom teachers based on their current level of instruction.

    Grades 2-4
    In grades 2-4, identified gifted students receive services in their regular classroom through differentiation in the content area(s) where they are identified as gifted. 

    Grades 5-8
    In grades 5-8, gifted students who are identified as gifted in superior cognitive and/or reading will receive services in English Language Arts.  In grades 5-8, advanced math classes are offered to students who are identified as gifted.  All staff who teach these courses are trained in the nature and needs of gifted students and continue to participate in ongoing professional development to depend their understanding.

    There are many clubs and academic competition groups that students can participate in to further enrich their learning experiences.

    Grades 9-12
    There are many options for students to participate in challenging coursework such as Honors and AP courses.  Please see the high school course catalog and guidance department for details.  There is also a wide variety of enrichment opportunities through clubs and academic competitions.