The Andrew Carnegie Regional Gifted Center provides innovative student-centered instructional programs that serves kindergarten through 5th grades. Teachers present a variety of pedagogical techniques that meets students’ needs by providing challenging, authentic, and real-life learning experiences. Students are assigned projects and research papers that takes them deeper into the learning content. Technology is integrated throughout the curriculum with all students having access to the internet in our Media Center.
Students in the gifted program have had the opportunity to participate in the Northwestern University Center for Talent Development, and the National Young Scholars Program sponsored by the National Center for Early Academic Excellence.
Regional Gifted Centers Admission testing is required. The instructional program provides rigorous, accelerated and enriched curricula in English, mathematics/algebra, social studies, science, world language (Spanish), technology, arts, critical thinking and physical education. All students currently in grades Pre-K through 3 can request testing. Applications are available on line at www.cpsoae.org.
Busing is provided to students who live more than one and one-half mile from the school and reside between 3900 north and 7500 south.
School hours: 8:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.