Gifted Academy

Information on Some Unique Courses

Application Details

  • Application Criteria

    This program is reserved for students who are identified as gifted as shown by testing in the 95th percentile or higher in any of the three approved areas on a state-approved gifted exam or who have a FSIQ score of 132+. 


    - OR -

    Graduates of the DVUSD Renaissance Highly Gifted Academy 


    Application & Timelines 


    Application for the 2022-23 school year: Link
    Round One application due by: January 28th 2022

    For your best chance of obtaining a spot in this program, please apply in Round One 


    Application Questions:

    Part of the application requires Gifted Student Applicants: to submit a short answer response on why they would like to be part of the Mountain Ridge Gifted Academy. Include expectations for the academy, what contributions they will make as a member, and how they believe gifted services at the high school level will be most beneficial to them.


    Test Scores 

    Current DVUSD students already have their gifted scores in our PowerSchool system and should

    not have to supply more documentation in the application. If for some reason we do not have the scores,

    you will be contacted after filling out the application.


    Students not enrolled in DVUSD will need to have parents send their gifted identification scores


2020 Video

Ridge Gifted
2021 Flyer

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