Applications must be submitted directly to the Gifted Education Department and may be sent by mail, fax, email or delivered to the PVSchools District Administrative Center located at 15002 N. 32nd St. Phoenix, AZ 85032.

New Testing Protocol

February 13, 2018

Dear Parent(s):

Please view our new private testing protocol on our Private Testing page. If you have questions, please contact our office at (602) 449-2113

Thank you so much for your cooperation.

Preschool Application Notice

If your child has attended a preschool within the Paradise Valley Unified School District, the department will reach out to their current teachers for a teacher recommendation. 

Application Notes:

  • Applications for the 2018-2019 Gifted Preschool, the Self-contained Gifted program for grades K-6, and the Digital Learning Center for grades 7-8 are currently being accepted.
  • Self-Contained Gifted Program for grades K-6 applications and Digital Learning Center for grades 7-8 are accepted each month and are reviewed the following month. Gifted Preschool Applications are reviewed on a first come, first serve basis.
  • All parent notifications are by mail.
  • Applications must be submitted directly to the Gifted Education Department and may be sent by mail, fax, email or delivered to the PVSchools District Administrative Center located at 15002 N. 32nd St. Phoenix, AZ 85032.
  • Students enrolled in the 1st-5th grade Self-contained Gifted program who successfully complete the school year are automatically enrolled for the next year and do not need to reapply.
  • Students enrolled in the 7th grade DLC who successfully complete the school year are automatically enrolled for 8th grade and do not need to reapply.
  • Students on the waiting list for the current year who have not been placed by May 1st will need to reapply for the next school year.