Gifted and Talented Academy


    From its foundation in 1997 as part of a district-wide initiative to meet the needs and interests of the students, the Gifted and Talented Academy is one of five academies offered at the high school level. The Gifted and Talented Academy is dedicated to providing a rigorous, innovative, meaningful academic environment to challenge the intellectual and creative abilities of gifted and talented students. Students will be provided with a broad spectrum of opportunities to extend and enrich the classroom curriculum through guest speakers, theater, summer programming, and fieldtrips during the school year to enliven the classroom experience. Students will be prepared to face challenges and make choices that will meet the complexities of today’s world, support a lifelong commitment to learning and encourage them to make use of their potential.


    Gifted & Talented Academy Faculty

    Assistant Principal of Innovation

    Gamila Williams ext.8100


    Kari Foerster x8131

    Jaclynn Nail   x8129

    Richard Towry x8145  


    Cristina Cabrera x5172

    Lisa Smith x8195

    Social Studies

    John Devine x4853

    Chris LaRue x8207

    Felicia Randle x4825

    Adam Plach x4824


    Mari Gathman

    Christine Osberg x8164