Gifted Cohort

Application Information

  • Qualifications:

    Have a gifted identification score at the 90th percentile or higher in the Verbal Area prior to applying.


    **If you are applying from a non DVUSD school, please email your gifted testing results documentation to



    Application Timelines

    First Round of applications are due - January 15, 2021

    (This ensures best chances for placment)


    Final Round of applications are due - TBA

    (Availability will be limited)

     After the final round, placements may be made depending on room in the program.


    As part of the application, applicants (student) will have to write a one paragraph response as to why they would like to be considered for the program. 


    Application Link

  • Gifted Logo

Contact Information


  •  Bus


    Students attending O'Connors Gifted Cohort Program may use the High School Activity Bus. This bus picks up open enrolled students at any DVUSD high school and transports them to special programs at other high schools.

    For more information, see the transportation website (

    or call the department at 602.467.5079.