Journey Middle School Program

Criteria for Admittance into Journey

  • Gifted qualification at 97 percentile or higher in two areas: verbal, quantitative or non-verbal


  • Gifted qualification at 97 percentile or higher in one area, AND 90 percentile or higher in one other area PLUS a principal recommendation


  • IQ of 130 or higher

PLUS performing or highly performing in AzMERIT reading and math in the previous school year.

Program Objective

To differentiate education based on the needs of the individual gifted learner, while keeping the students together in content blocks and immersing them in multiple modes of learning

  • Teachers work with students in small groups or individually based on their individual learning targets.

  • Students are given choices on how they demonstrate their knowledge.

  • Videos, WebQuests, research projects, choice boards, text-books, or other activities are available to impart knowledge to students.

  • Grouping is flexible and may also vary by student need.

  • Teachers facilitate the blended learning environment through interdisciplinary units, orchestrating the modes of learning, and coaching students to their academic potential.

Journey Flyer and Application

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View the Journey Information Presentation