Gifted Education

PVschools offers a full range of gifted education services to students residing both inside and outside the district boundaries. The following programs are provided at every PV school:

Elementary schools

Cluster Grouping Model -  Grades 1 - 4 
Gifted students are grouped into designated gifted cluster classrooms at every school and receive differentiated instruction in all content areas by gifted cluster teachers.

Honors classes - Grades 4 - 6
Content replacement and content enrichment in mathematics and / or language arts daily with a gifted specialist

Self-contained Program - Grades 1 - 6
For high-achieving, highly-gifted students whose needs may not be met by regular gifted programs.
 

Middle schools

Honors and Advanced Level Courses in Mathematics and Language Arts

Digital Learning Center at Sunrise Middle School

Honors Academies at Desert Shadows Middle School

International Baccalaureate program at Vista Verde Middle School

Understanding the Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Middle School Students
A presentation that was given at the Gifted program on January 20, 2016


High schools

Digital Academy for Advanced Placement Scholars at Shadow Mountain High School

CREST Center for Research in Engineering, Science and Technology

The International Baccalaureate Program at North Canyon High School

Additional information including a list of gifted programs, may be found at the district website.

Stay Informed

Highlights

  • SEPTEMBER MONTHLY MEETING

    Join us for the September Monthly Meeting and Educational Program on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. HOW IN THE WORLD WILL MY STUDENT (OR I) BE READY FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL? Our program will be a presentation and discussion about Middle School preparation and the tradition to high school with Kona Withers, PVUSD Counselor.

  • NEW UPC REP ORIENTATION

    If you are a new UPC Representative, please stay for the New UPC rep orientation lunch immediately following the September UPC meeting, September 26, 2018.

  • 2018-2019 MEETING DATES

    Add these 2018-19 UPC General Meeting dates to your calendar for next year.

  • CALLING ALL UPC REPRESENTATIVES!

    Send in your membership form for 2018-19 today!

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