• The goal of the Middle School Centers for Gifted Studies is to provide a full-time gifted program experience for students. The curriculum philosophy of the Middle School Centers for Gifted Studies is grounded in the belief that gifted students require comprehensive and on-going differentiated curriculum and instruction in order to develop their abilities appropriately. The curriculum is integrated across the broad concepts of change, systems and models, and uses an interdisciplinary approach. This unique curriculum design promotes in-depth learning and creative, critical and complex thinking.


    6th Grade

    7th Grade

    8th Grade

    Language Arts

    M/J Language Arts 2, advanced

    M/J Language Arts 3, advanced

    English 1 Honors (high school credit)


    M/J Math 2, advanced (prealgebra) OR M/J Math 1, advanced

    Algebra 1 Honors (high school credit) OR M/J Math 2, advanced

    Geometry Honors (high school credit) OR Algebra 1 Honors (high school credit)


    Accelerated Honors Science 1

    Accelerated Honors Science 2

    Physical Science (high school credit)

    Social Studies

    M/J US History, advanced

    M/J Civics, advanced

    M/J World History, advanced, and Career Planning

    Advanced Academics

    Advanced Academics: Independent Study 1 AND Advanced Academics: Literature (replaces 6th grade reading)

    Advanced Academics: Independent Study 2

    Advanced Academics: Independent Study 3

    World Languages

    Note: Although World Language is not required as a gifted magnet course, it is recommended as an elective choice.

    World Language 1 (high school credit pending end of course assessment)

    World Language 2 (high school credit pending end of course assessment)

    Gifted magnet students are able to take one to two electives per year. Elective options will be provided at the end of the school year for the upcoming year.

Last Modified on November 7, 2017