School for the Highly Gifted

 School for the Highly Gifted

The Grand Prairie School for the Highly Gifted is a district charter school 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
  • Competitions
  • Engaging and purposeful learning opportunities beyond the classroom and school

Application Guide for the SHG

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Traits of Giftedness