The Grand Prairie School for the Highly Gifted is an in-district charter school that currently serves students in grades one through five. The School for the Highly Gifted, or SHG, opened in the Fall of 2014. Our school is located on the campus of Dubiski Career High School. We are on second floor, in wing A. Visitors check in at the reception area of Dubiski, located on first floor. If you interested in visiting the campus, you are welcome to schedule a tour by calling our campus at (972) 343-7864.
The School for the Highly Gifted is designed to meet the unique needs of the top 1-2% of the gifted population. Admission is based upon multiple criteria, and includes a pre-screening and final screening step. The school features:
- Small class sizes
- Multi-age group classes
- Individualized learning plans
- Curriculum specifically designed for the highly gifted learners
- Bilingual and ESL Programs offered
- Authentic classroom and homework assignments with an emphasis on creativity and depth of thinking
- Foreign Languages offered as enrichment rotation
- Computer programming/coding
- Engaging and purposeful learning opportunities beyond the classroom and school
For information on the application process, please view the School for the Highly Gifted Application Information and the Application Timeline.