Advanced and Gifted Learners
K12 Inspires Excellence With Innovative Curriculum for Gifted and Advanced Learners
Is your student up for an academic challenge? K12-powered school at home can be a great choice for keeping your advanced learner engaged and working to their full potential.
Beyond the freedom of moving through daily lessons at their own pace, many K12-powered schools provide advanced education options for qualified students,* including honors, Advanced Placement®, and dual enrollment options so students can earn college credits while still in high school. And for extra enrichment, be sure to check out our national contests, clubs, and camps that focus on special themes and interests.
K12 is a great fit for advanced learners!
Could your advanced learner benefit from a K12-powered education? Find out if a K12-powered school near you can help your child reach their full potential.
K–8 Advanced and Gifted Learning
Many K12-powered schools provide advanced learning options for elementary and middle school students who are ready for more academic challenges. These school-specific options strive to align with the guidelines established by the National Association for Gifted Children. They may include:
Opportunities for acceleration: This can include grade skipping, progressing through the curriculum faster, or moving ahead a grade in a particular subject. Access to advanced content: When topics are mastered at a faster pace, students can access content earlier than their peers.
Ability grouping: Like-minded students are grouped to connect and collaborate, fostering an engaging learning environment. Bonus enrichment: Unique activities, in addition to an already robust curriculum, motivate students to quickly absorb information quickly.
Honors courses: Honors courses allow students to explore subjects in-depth and challenge themselves academically. Independent study: Independent study allows students to engage in self-directed learning in an area of interest.
High School Advanced and Gifted Learning
K12-powered schools can be a great choice for advanced learners who want to use their high school years to dive deep or get ahead. From rigorous curriculum to the opportunity to earn college credits, high school advanced education can come with big benefits. Options vary by school, but may include:
Opportunities for acceleration: This can include grade skipping, moving ahead a grade in a particular subject, or early graduation. Access to advanced content: Students can access advanced content when mastery is demonstrated.
Ability grouping: Like-minded students are grouped to connect and collaborate, fostering an engaging learning environment. Bonus enrichment: Unique activities are added to an already robust curriculum to maximize learning.
AP® and honors courses: These courses allow students to explore subjects in-depth, challenging themselves academically. Independent study: Independent study allows students to engage in self-directed learning in an area of interest. Dual enrollment: Students earn college credits while in high school by completing available college courses.
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*Options for advanced learning vary by school. Please check with your school for its offerings.