A co-educational school for age 3 through grade 12, deeply rooted in Quaker values. AFS is a culture of intellectual and creative ambition.
AcademyACL is a K-8 public charter school in the Pikes Peak region. They provide an academic home for advanced & creative learning, and a place for unusually advanced, gifted skills to flourish. Their gifted education specialty uses a higher degree of difficulty and more complex curriculum designed for academically gifted learners.
Academy Hill School provides an intellectual, principled, creative, and enriching foundation for gifted and high-potential students to become the next visionaries, innovators, and leaders.
Accelerated High School (AHS) is a challenging program and an excellent indicator of college readiness. All AHS students are required to meet all Dietrich School course requirements, including extensive inside and outside of class assignments. The University has high expectations for its students to have academic maturity and independence, and AHS encourages students to seek advice to determine if they are ready for the challenge of college courses. Once admitted through AHS, a student can enroll in a maximum of six credits per term as a part-time, non-matriculated student in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences while continuing his or her high school education. AHS students are subject to the same policies and regulations as all other Dietrich School undergraduates.
ACCESS Academy is an alternative, accelerated program for highly gifted students in 1st through 8th grade, located in Portland, Oregon. A vibrant, supportive community of 350 gifted learners, ACCESS Academy provides curriculum acceleration and enrichment options, including a flexible program design to meet students’ needs based on ability level rather than chronological age or grade.
ACE Academy is a private, independent school for gifted students in Austin, Texas. ACE offers classes for students from three years old through middle school in flexible groupings and combines strong, integrated academic curriculum with a global outlook. They are dedicated to bringing gifted students together with one another and with teachers who are passionate about giftedness and creativity.
Acton Academy is one of America’s most innovative schools, with over 30+ locations worldwide. Based on the principles of the Socratic method and experiential, hands-on learning, Acton Academy is a one-room schoolhouse offering two educational environments serving students in grades 2 – 5 in the Elementary school and grades 6 – 12 in the Middle and High schools. You can learn more about Acton Academy and their unique approach to education in this article through Forbes Magazine.
Alverno’s Academy for Gifted Girls (AAGG) accepts qualified students as young as 10 years old to bypass the remainder of their middle school studies and attend Alverno Heights Academy as high school students. AAGG also accepts typical age gifted high school students and allows acceleration through the curriculum. AAGG was created to provide an engaging environment for gifted students who are ready for a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum. Students who graduate from AAGG complete a well-rounded, college-preparatory curriculum at an early age, typically two full years ahead of most high school students.
The Alzar School offers academic semesters for motivated high school sophomores and juniors. These semesters immerse students in a rigorous, challenging educational setting that emphasizes leadership training.
Anderson School is a small, independent, private school founded in 1995 by Dr. and Mrs. Anderson out of the love for their own children and all gifted children. Since they do not accept government funding, this allows them to create true academic freedom for both students and teachers. Based on extensive research into successful education, Anderson School has no traditional grading, no standardized tests, and no traditional homework; although learning after school hours is highly encourage. The goal of enrichment at Anderson School is to produce deep thinkers by redefining the core essence of education.
Arete Academy of Exceptional Education is committed to partnering with parents to educate and support twice-exceptional students — gifted students who also have learning disabilities — so they can learn the academic, social and emotional skills needed to overcome their disabilities, reach their full potential and apply their gifts to make lasting contributions to the world.
ASMSA is one of only sixteen public, residential high schools nationwide which specializes in the education of gifted and talented students who have an interest and aptitude for mathematics and science. Created in 1991 by an act of the Arkansas Legislature, ASMSA is one of the nation’s top secondary schools for gifted students. Application is open to any sophomore student who resides in the state of Arkansas. ASMSA offers an innovative and challenging curriculum with courses such as Robotics, Quantum Mechanics, Immunology, Graphic Design, Documentary Films, and Artificial Intelligence. All curriculum is designed to promote creative thinking and problem solving.
Arroyo Pacific Academy is a four-year private, independent, coeducational, college preparatory high school located in Arcadia, California. It is a learning institution where academic attainment has the highest priority within a learning environment that is supportive and encouraging. Gifted middle school students enrolled at a local school, online school, or who are home-schooled, may apply to take advantage of the Academy’s individual courses, including AP courses. Generally this opportunity is granted only to students whose parents have met with a counselor familiar with gifted student needs, and who have support from their parents and current school. The Academy recognizes the needs of those advanced students who are ready for a greater challenge than the standard grade level content may offer.
Since 2003, the Art of Problem Solving online school has provided a unique learning experience carefully designed for outstanding students interested in studying online. AoPS offers a full math curriculum for middle and high school, introductory programming courses, and specialty courses to prepare students for particular math and science competitions. The Art of Problem Solving Online School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Founded in 1900, Asheville School is one of the few remaining true small boarding schools in America.It is a nurturing community, where the students and faculty genuinely know one another — thanks to family-style seated meals, senior chapel talks and century-old traditions.
Assets School serves gifted and capable students specializing in those with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences. They provide a strength-based program, complemented by outreach and training, that empowers students to become effective learners and confident self-advocates.
Located in Northridge, California, Balboa Gifted/High Ability Magnet engages students from all social, cultural, economic and linguistic backgrounds in a comprehensive and challenging educational program that fosters academic excellence and responsible citizenship through the timeless basics of teaching: strong discipline, character education, high expectations of students, and the development of effective work habits.
Simon’s Rock is the only full-time, four year, highly ranked college of the liberal arts and sciences designed for motivated students ready for college after the 10th or 11th grade.
Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) students are enrolled as full-time students and earn up to 60 transferable college credits and an Associates in Arts (A.A.) degree from Bard College concurrently with their high school diploma. Bard High School Early Colleges are four-year public schools that provide students with a two-year, tuition-free college course of study in the liberal arts and sciences following the 9th and 10th grades.
Baylor’s mission is to foster in its students both the ability and the desire to make a positive difference in the world by providing a rich academic program that opens their minds and fosters in them a lifelong love of learning with cirricula that is designed to extend learning beyond the lessons of the traditional classroom.
Bayside STEM Academy’s dual focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and Design Thinking methodologies positions students and staff on an innovative academic path. Located in San Mateo, CA, Bayside serves students 6th through 8th grade and offers a special district GATE program utilizing a cluster model, where a significant cadre of gifted students travel with each other throughout the day to most of their classes.
Baywood Learning Centers specializes in creating safe and innovative learning communities where gifted children thrive. Baywood Learning Centers are parent volunteer operated alternative schools specializing in serving gifted (aka highly sensitive, intensely curious) students. They offer customized curriculum with unlimited growth in areas of strength while building compensating strategies as needed for lifelong learning.
Bellevue Discovery supports highly capable children, their families and the community by nurturing children’s limitless potential and creativity, supporting families in the development of each child’s unique gifts, and fostering understanding in the community of the educational, social and emotional needs of highly capable young children.
Big Minds is an attachment-based, community focused school in Pinole, CA designed to give 2e students the time and support necessary to grow into thoughtful, articulate citizens.
Bixby School serves preschool through elementary level children and their families in a small community setting that compassionately empowers children with critical thinking skills, self-confidence, independence and a love of learning; develops their individual gifts; and prepares them to make meaningful contributions to the world.