Gifted & Talented
Vision:Rigorous, student-centered learning experiences and social-emotional supports delivered by collaborative teams.Purpose:Identify and nurture gifted scholars through a continuum of services delivered in appropriate and challenging learning environments with rigor and individualization to foster creativity, leadership, and social-emotional well-being.
Thank you to the Support for Talented Students organization who compiled this list of summer activities that might be of interest to CCS students.
Support for Talented Students summer activity list
Columbus City Schools does not vet or recommend these activities, and all camps may not be a good fit for your child. Please contact the organizations listed for more information.
Gifted Testing Referral Links
The online link for early entrance to kindergarten or first grade (2023-2024 school year) is open. Click here to refer your child for early entrance consideration. For early entrance FAQs, please click here.
The online link for gifted testing referrals, grades K-12, will reopen on this web page on August 21, 2023.
The online link for Visual and Performing Arts gifted identification will reopen on this web page on August 21, 2023.
The online link to request subject or whole-grade acceleration review for the second semester of the 2023-2024 school year will be available here on November 17, 2023.
The Gifted and Talented Division distributes a newsletter to the families and caregivers of identified gifted students.
Please click here to access :
Great Minds March 2023 issue
Great Minds January 2023 issue
Great Minds Fall 2022 issue
Social Emotional Supports During Uncertain Times
Check out these resources for supporting social emotional needs of gifted children during COVID-19.
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Gifted and Talented Division
3700 S. High St., Suite 143B
Columbus, OH 43207
Phone: (614) 365-6626
Fax: (614) 365-8605
Dr. Kirsten J. Smith
Judy H. Jones
Teachers in the Gifted & Talented Division serve students throughout the district. Click here for the list by school.
Columbus Gifted Academy
100 W. 4th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43201