Gifted Education

K-5 Gifted Services: CATalyst Program

Elementary gifted students in our CATalyst Program are provided a unique learning experience through differentiated thematic curriculum units. Curriculum objectives focus on developing critical and creative thinking, higher order reasoning, and advanced research and reference skills.

Gifted services are provided to eligible students Kindergarten through Grade 5 and students are served a minimum of 5 segments per week. Delivery models for Kindergarten through Grade 5 are resource and cluster grouping.

Each of our schools has a gifted lead teacher certified to meet the academic needs of our gifted students and is available to answer questions regarding gifted programming options specific for their school. A copy of the VCS gifted curriculum is available at each school. Please contact your school for more information.

~Taken directly from VCS website (www.gocats.org)