• Incoming 9th graders of the class of 2023 should apply for the Gifted Academy by clicking here.


    The deadline for first round applicants is December 20th, 2018.

    After December 20th, placements will be based on class size availability, with final placements being done on February 1st, 2019.


    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 -

    Students who meet the Renaissance Program Score Requirements. (All 3 scores - Verbal, Quantitative, Non-Verbal - are at the 90thpercentile or higher with a total of 280 percentile points or greater combined.)

    Please note:

    Current DVUSD students, 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 to gifted.services@dvusd.org


    If you need to be tested and identified as gifted, you may participate in our district level testing. More information can be found here: www.dvusd.org/giftedtesting

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