Regional Gifted Center

The Andrew Carnegie Regional Gifted Center provides innovative student-centered instructional programs that serve kindergarten through 5th grades. Teachers present a variety of pedagogical techniques that meet students’ needs by providing challenging, authentic, and real-life learning experiences. The accelerated curriculum promotes critical thinking and deep understanding of learning content. Technology is integrated into instruction, with all students having access to iPads and/or Chromebooks.

Students in the gifted program have had the opportunity to participate in the Northwestern University Center for Talent Development, and the National Young Scholars Program sponsored by the National Center for Early Academic Excellence.

Testing is required for admission to Carnegie Regional Gifted Center.  The instructional program provides rigorous, accelerated and enriched curricula in English, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, World Language (Spanish), Technology, the Arts, and Physical Education.  All students currently in grades Pre-K through 3 can request testing. Applications are available on line at

School hours are 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.  Busing is provided to students who live more than one and one-half mile from the school and reside between 39th Street and 75th Street.