Welcome to the Academically Gifted Department
The VS Application Window for 2024:
Opens Friday, January 19th
Closes Saturday, February 3rd
If you missed any of our recent informational sessions, you can view the recordings and PowerPoint presentations on the
Guilford Gifted, formerly known as P.A.G.E., is a non-profit organization where families can support our community’s brightest young minds with strong advocacy for the advancement of gifted education. Membership is Free. Join and "Advocate Today for a Gifted Tomorrow"! Click here to download the flyer and find out how to become a member.
The GCS Academically Gifted Department is committed to providing rigorous, challenging, and differentiated instruction to students who demonstrate a need for services beyond the regular education setting.
We provide support for more than 14,000 advanced students in grades K-12, including:
- Grades K-2 Consultative Services
- Nurture in grades 2 and 3
- Grades 3-5 AIG pull-out enrichment services
- Grades 3-5 Maximizing Academic Potential (MAP) talent development services
- Grades 6-8 advanced/accelerated course options in Math and English/Language Arts
- Grades 9-12 rigorous advanced coursework, including AP, IB, and dual enrollment opportunities
- Consultative support for classroom teachers K-12 in differentiated instruction and understanding the unique needs of the gifted learner
Exciting opportunities available to AG students:
- Academic All-Star Summer Camp for rising 9th graders
- 30 different Advanced Placement (AP) courses offered districtwide
- Challenging International Baccalaureate (IB) programs at four GCS high schools
- 2 Early College options for high school (Early College at Guilford and STEM Early College at NC A&T)
What does it mean to be gifted? To be neurodivergent? What can be done to help reduce inequities for gifted learners, especially those of color and those in poverty?
Click HERE to Join hosts Hannah Park and Katharine Caldwell for thought-provoking conversations about giftedness as they interview entrepreneurs, community leaders, and stakeholders to uncover the truth about what it truly means to be gifted in a world where there is no universal definition. This podcast is created by The North Carolina Association for the Gifted and Talented (NCAGT). If you want to learn how to better support and advocate for gifted learners and how to utilize your own gifts and talents to elevate your life - this is the podcast for you!