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Ph: 651-425-6300
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Office Hours:
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Gifted Education

LMS US Academic Triathlon Team Nuclear Ninjas
Nuevas Fronteras Spanish Immersion US Academic Triathlon Team
Woodbury Elementary US Academic Triathlon Team
Woodbury MS 6th Grade National History Day Projects

Gifted students in District 833 are those able learners who by virtue of outstanding abilities are capable of high performance. The potential of these able learners may be developed more fully through differentiated educational programs and/or services beyond those normally provided in the core curriculum.  Able learners capable of high performance include those with demonstrated achievements or potential ability in any of the following areas, singly or in combination:  general intellectual ability, specific academic aptitude, athletic/psychomotor ability, creative or productive thinking, leadership ability, visual and performing arts.

All District 833 schools have Gifted Education services. We use a Cluster Classroom Model to develop the potential of gifted learners more fully.  Please click on the link below for more information about neighborhood school cluster classrooms and Gateway cluster classrooms.


 

NUMATS

Northwestern University's Midwest Academic Talent Search
Center for Talent Development

NUMATS provides early testing with EXPLORE, ACT, SAT, and resources for academically talented students.  
http://www.ctd.northwestern.edu/program/numats

If interested in having your child participate in NUMATS, please follow the instructions in the registration letter linked below.
Registration Information Letter 2018-2019

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Family Day at NAGC18!

Join us for a full day of family learning.

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018 during the National Association for Gifted Children's 65th Annual Convention
Who:  Families -- Parents, grandparents, and their children
Where: Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 Second Ave S.
Cost:  $50 per family unit (does not include lunch)

Children's activities geared for elementary and middle school aged children will be held in classrooms in the NAGC18 Exhibit Hall. Children can join parents at sessions by nationally known speakers on parenting gifted children. Or, take advantage of any of the 150 other NAGC18 Saturday sessions. Children must by accompanied by an adult.