The Gifted Program provides an advanced, enriched and accelerated curriculum meeting the individual educational needs of gifted students through differentiated instruction in terms of pace, depth, complexity and challenge. 


Faculty – An experienced and endorsed team of gifted teachers trained in the following educational needs and characteristics of gifted learners:

  • Development & Characteristics
  • Individual Learning Differences
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Learning Environment and Social Interactions
  • Language
  • Instructional Planning
  • Assessment
  • Professional and Ethical Practice
  • Collaboration 

Self-Contained Gifted classes in all content areas with following process & product emphasis: 

  • Critical Creative & Divergent Thinking
  • Research Skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Develop metacognitive skills to build self-directed learning habits
  • Develop awareness and plan for future goals; academic and career
  • Develop maturity, responsibility, task commitment and self-understanding
  • Develop leadership, citizenship and teamwork skills
  • Develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills
  • Writing logically and with clarity and style about important questions
  • Articulating persuasively, both on paper and in oral presentations, focused, sophisticated, and credible arguments
  • Engaging in critical reflection: journals, opinions, and reactions

Access to Resources Beyond the Classroom: 

  • Academic Competitions – INTEL, SECME, STEAM
  • Research-based academic field trips
  • Speakers and mentors
  • Viewing and participation in arts performances – Theater, Dance & Music
  • Using digital media to engage students in:
  • Collaborative, project-based learning, designed around real world contexts, connecting with other students around the world, on topics of study immersing students in a learning experience that allows them to grapple with a problem, gaining higher-order thinking skills from pursuing the solution.