Gifted & talented education program school for advanced studies
Gifted & talented education program
Gifted and Talented students need differentiated educational programs and services beyond those normally provided by the regular school program in order to realize their ability to contribute to self and society. Click here to find information for current and prospective families and LAUSD educators. This includes identification categories and procedures, documents and resources, as well as options available to students once identified.
School for advanced
Castle Heights is designated as a School for Advanced Studies (SAS). This means that all of our teachers have had the additional training and professional development required to meet the needs of Gifted and High Achieving students. The SAS program is not run separately from the school as a whole, but rather it is integrated into the work done in every classroom, so that every child benefits from a more challenging learning experience. Children who have been designated as academically gifted, have additional learning opportunities throughout the year, including supplementary enrichment classes and field trips.
The LAUSD Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) program recommends the following resources for parents who want to provide educational activities to students at home. Feel free to explore these sites.