Description of Program:
The state of Virginia defines gifted students as those “in public elementary and secondary schools beginning in kindergarten through graduation whose abilities and potential for accomplishment are so outstanding that they require special programs to meet their educational needs.” (Department of Education Regulations Governing Educational services for Gifted Students)
In Prince William County, services are provided for students who are identified as gifted in the following areas: general intellectual aptitude, specific quantitative aptitude, or specific verbal aptitude.
Name of Gifted Teacher: Bobbi Kaufman
Meeting times and location: All Gifted Seminars are held in Room 1102
Freshman: Even Wednesdays 2nd period
Sophomores: Even Wednesdays 4th and 6th Periods
Juniors: Even Fridays 2nd and 4th periods
Seniors: Even Fridays 6th period
Governor's School: Students can apply in 10th grade if they meet the prerequisite requirements, and once accepted they can attend Governor's School during their junior and senior years. This is a math and science program of study and is geared towards students seeking to work in these fields in college and beyond.