Higley’s THINK! Highly Gifted Academy provides personalized instruction to actively engage exceptional learners in an innovative thinking environment.
With a STEAM focus (science, technology, engineering, arts and math), the academy will be taught by highly qualified, experienced, gifted endorsed teachers that are passionate about providing innovative and meaningful learning opportunities conducive to gifted learners’ needs.
This gifted program is currently offered in Kinder Prep at Sossaman Early Childhood Development Center and in Kindergarten at Bridges Elementary School in the 2018/2019 school year, with plans to create a Pre-K-12 pathway.
The Qualifying Criteria for THINK! is an IQ 130 or higher on the Stanford Binet or Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence (WPPSI). Referrals for licensed psychologists are available from the District.