— Indianapolis Area Private Schools —

Apogee School for the Gifted:apogee-schoolThe Apogee School, a small private school in Indianapolis serving grades Pk-12, is an affordable student-centered and strengths-based school designed from the ground up with the needs of gifted students in mind.  We believe that a gifted child’s social, emotional, and academic needs require equal attention.  Our program engages the gifted mind, values the arts, is sensory-friendly, and allows students to work at their own pace.

Sycamore School: Sycamore caters to the needs of highly intelligent children, from preschool through 8th grade.

Sycamore shapes gifted students into gifted humans – people who are comfortable in their own skin, who think clearly and potently, and who engage the gifts they’ve received with humility and a joyful determination to make the most of their lives.  At Sycamore, gifted learners find a home. It is important for the brightest students to have an intellectual peer group, and at Sycamore they find one.

logo-hoosier-academiesHoosier Academies: a public charter school authorized by Ball State University and serving students statewide in grades K-12, offers a comprehensive instructional program for advanced and enrichable learners. Our program is based on the principle that all students are to receive an education appropriate to their individual capabilities, interests, and need; that students have learning opportunities that help develop their abilities to the highest level; and that students’ intense interests and talents change over time. We’re committed to meeting the needs of enrichable and advanced learners and optimizing each child’s learning experience through a wide spectrum of curriculum options, enrichment activities, and much more. Hoosier Academy offers two programs: Hoosier Academies blended learning program and the Hoosier Academies Virtual School.


— Indianapolis Area Public Schools —

Sidener Academy:  The Sidener Academy for High Ability Students is a school designed to meet the unique needs of students who are academically advanced by offering a program that is qualitatively different from the basic curriculum provided in a traditional setting.  High Ability students need an appropriately differentiated curriculum designed to address their individual characteristics, needs, abilities, and interests.  Teachers who will provide the curriculum for the high ability students at Sidener are credentialed in the area of gifted education and are prepared to deliver the types of learning experiences that will allow these students to develop to their fullest potential.

The mission of Sidener Academy for High Ability Students is to serve the unique academic, social, and emotional needs of high ability students from diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds.  Sidener Academy is committed to developing independent, self-directed learners and believes that its administration, faculty, staff, and the community at large must share responsibility for meeting these needs.