2016 - 2017 Junior High Gifted ProgramGilbert Public Schools has updated their website with information on gifted programming for 7th and 8th graders for the 2016-17 school year... "The Self-contained Gifted Program will have at least one 7th and 8th grade classroom at Highland Jr. High School for the 2016-2017 school year. The determination of a second class of students will be based on the number of qualified applicants who apply. The last day to submit an application is April 10, 2016." Click here for more information.
2017- 2018 Junior High Gifted AcademyIn December 2014, the Gilbert Publc Schools Governing Board adopted their 2014-17 Strategic Operating Plan - "Scholarship, Innovation, and Technology." Per Strategy #3,"School Design and Innovation," a district committee has explored the viability of a centralized gifted academy. The proposed academy aligns with the district's Gifted Education Vision and Mission as established in 2012.
- Click here to learn more about the proposed GPS Gifted Academy for the 2017-18 school year.
- Additional information can be found on our recap of the district presentation given at a school board work study.