Elementary School Programs

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.

*Cluster grouping is required for grades K-4 and recommended for grades 5-6.

Schoolwide Cluster Grouping for Gifted Students for Grades K-6

In The Schoolwide Cluster Grouping Model, gifted students are clustered into mixed-ability classrooms at each grade level. The teacher has had training in understanding, planning for, and instructing gifted students. If there are more than eight gifted students in the grade level, two or more clusters may be formed.

Learn more about Schoolwide Cluster Grouping Model.

Content Replacement/Enrichment with Gifted Specialists Grades 4-6

Students receive a content replacement in lieu of the regular grade-level curriculum provided in their homeroom classes, and content enrichment in addition to instruction provided in the homeroom or gifted cluster class. The curriculum in these content areas is accelerated to an appropriately challenging level. 

Learn more about Content Replacement.

Self-Contained Gifted Program for Grades K-6

Education is fundamental in developing intellectual, emotional, social, and physical growth for each child. The Self-contained Gifted Program provides for the development of the natural talents and capabilities of those students who possess a high level of cognitive, effective, and creative capacities.

Learn more about the Self-contained Gifted Program.