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Gifted

Sonoran Sky Offers the Following Gifted Services

School-wide Cluster Grouping – Gifted students are grouped into designated cluster classrooms at each grade level and receive differentiated instruction in all content areas by gifted cluster teachers.

Honors Classes (Grades 4-6) – Content replacement and content enrichment in mathematics and/or language arts daily with a gifted specialist. 

Self-Contained Gifted Program (Grades K-6) – The Self-contained Gifted Program located at Sonoran Sky Elementary School serves highly and profoundly gifted students in grades K-6. It is designed for high achieving, highly gifted students whose needs may not be met by the other gifted programs offered in the district. In this program, students generally work two or more years beyond grade level with intellectual peers. Students in the Self-Contained Gifted Program participate in daily Special Areas with the other grade-level classes and are included in all grade-level activities and field trips.

Curriculum Highlights:

  • Shared Inquiry/Socratic Questioning
  • Problem-Based Learning
  • Latin-Based Vocabulary
  • Elements of Reasoning
  • Continental Math and Math Olympiad
  • College of William and Mary Curriculum
  • Speech and Debate classes
  • Technology Integration

For more information explaining the School-wide Cluster Grouping model, Honors Classes, or the Self-Contained Gifted Program, please visit the PVSchools Gifted Department webpage.