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.
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.
Annual nomination window
Our annual nomination window is now closed for the 2020 - 2021 school year. It will reopen in the Fall of 2021. To learn more about our nomination and identification process, please use the link on the left.