"Why not start with the best? The gifted services provided by the Paradise Valley Unified School District in Phoenix, Arizona... If you are looking for a 'complete package' on how to serve gifted children, PVUSD is the Holy Grail you seek."
- Leading education expert Dr. James Delisle on PVSchools Gifted Education in his book, Dumbing Down America.
PVSchools Offers Gifted Programs for Students Beginning in Preschool Through Grade 12
For 4-year-olds identified as gifted.
Elementary School Programs
Programs include the Self-Contained Gifted program for grades K-6, Schoolwide Cluster Grouping Model for grades K-6 and the Honors Program for grades 4-6*.
Students can participate in the Digital Learning Center (DLC) located at Sunrise Middle School.
Students can attend the Digital Academy for Advanced Placement Scholars at Shadow Mountain High School.
K-12 International Baccalaureate Programme
At Quail Run Elementary, Vista Verde Middle School, and North Canyon High School.
CREST - Center for Research in Engineering, Science, and Technology
At Paradise Valley High School; or choose to create their own instructional emphasis in an area such as world languages.
*Programs and grade levels may vary by location.