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.