• Explore Gifted Programs in PVSchools

    "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:

    Preschool for 4-year-olds identified as gifted.

    Elementary 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*.

    Middle School students can participate in the Digital Learning Center located at Sunrise Middle School.

    High School students can attend the Digital Academy for Advanced Placement Scholars at Shadow Mountain High School. 

    In addition, gifted students may choose to enter our:

    K-12 International Baccalaureate program 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.

Gifted Students Listening to teacher read a book

Gifted Education at PVSchools

Gifted Preschool Students Learning with Ipad
  • Contact Gifted Education

    Phaedria Begay
    Administrative Assistant 
    Phone: 602-449-2113
    Deanna Shahverdian
    Gifted Testing Technician IV
    Phone: 602-449-2112
    Gifted Ed Fax: 602-449-2163

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