Gifted and Talented (GATE) Classes and Programs

District Program GATE Identification Process and Timeline

SCUSD is committed to supporting gifted and high-ability students. Instructional programs for Gifted and Talented students are based on the principles that all students have potential and should have equal opportunities to develop their individual capabilities, interests and needs.                                                                                                

Gifted/Advanced Academic Programs serve students in grades 2-12 and offer highly challenging learning opportunities that follow the Common Core State Standards in depth, breadth, and pace of instruction designed to meet the needs of advanced learners. Adaptations are made to the curriculum in order to provide an appropriate level of challenge for gifted and advanced learners with an emphasis on critical and creative thinking, problem solving, and logical reasoning.

Click on the link below to see what classes and programs are offered at each grade level.

Elementary School

Middle School

High School