• Welcome Incoming Freshman class of 2025! 

    Join our interest list to receive an invitation to learn about Deer Valley High School's Gifted program in the spring:

    DVHS Gifted Interest List

    *Requires gifted identification score at the 90th percentile or higher in the Verbal Area

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    Deer Valley High School

    Skyhawk Gifted Program                   

    Gifted Cluster Model

    • Designated Gifted Counselor guides students through an individualized pathway based on needs and interests
    • Students are grouped together where possible in Honors, AP, and elective courses

    Courses for Gifted Learners

    • AP Human Geography for Freshman
    • Honors Biology for Freshman following Gifted Cluster Model
    • AP Physics C – Calculus Based
    • Math grouping following the Gifted Cluster Model

    Social Emotional Supports Provided by Designated Gifted Counselor

    • Supports with gifted students all four years
    • Quarterly gifted sessions provide insight into social-emotional needs
    • Individualized social-emotional plans according to needs

    Other Unique Features

    • Students can earn an Associate’s Degree or complete AGEC (AZ General Education Requirements) through the most Dual Enrollment course offerings in DVUSD
    • Gifted students enter Scholar program sophomore year learning about service, scholarship, leadership, personal development, and social-emotional awareness
    • eSports AIA competitive activity – teams compete against other high schools in League of Legends and Rocket League


    Gifted Counselor: Miko.Price@dvusd.org 

    Gifted Specialist: John-David.Bowman@dvusd.org

    Assistant Principal of Curriculum: Paul.Roskelley@dvusd.org