GIFTED AND TALENTED EDUCATION (G.A.T.E.)
STAR’s Gifted and Talented Programs are offered before, during and after school to students identified as gifted and talented and/or all students who wish to rise to the challenge of a fast-paced, college-level curriculum. Our classes include an innovative cross section of disciplines (Arts and Humanities, Critical Thinking, Science and Technology) that have been developed in collaboration with principals, teachers, district coordinators, parents and students. A partner to over 43 districts in Northern and Southern California, the GATE Department believes in finding the “giftedness” in every child, and strives to create opportunities that stimulate and inspire learning. Their team consists of mentors (professionals in their particular discipline) that have an enthusiastic desire to share their expertise with children. The STAR GATE Department encourages and provides learning environments that are not only inquiry and project based, but passion based, above all.