Tumwater School District

Continuous Student Learning in a Caring, Engaging Environment

Continuous Student Learning in a Caring, Engaging Environment

We offer a highly capable program which provides selected kindergarten through twelfth grade students access to basic education program that accelerates learning and enhances instruction. A highly capable student is one who has been shown to have superior cognitive abilities, specific academic achievement, or exceptional creativity.
 
Our program objectives include
  • Expansion of academic attainments and intellectual skills
  • Stimulation of intellectual curiosity, independence and responsibility
  • Development of a positive attitude toward self and others; and,
  • Development of originality and creativity.
 
Program Overview
We provide a continuum of services to eligible students.
 
At the elementary level, we offer a self-contained program at Michael T. Simmons Elementary for grades 3 - 5 and differentiated enrichment opportunities at all schools.
 
Students in our secondary schools (grade 6 - 12) have access to accelerated learning opportunities and honors courses in English or math, as well as Advanced Placement and Running Start.
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