Seymour Community Schools High Ability Information
The mission of Seymour Community Schools is to Teach, Learn, Apply, and Assess. Seymour Community Schools recognizes that high ability students need to be identified in all populations and provided a rigorous, differentiated curriculum. Our schools will provide a continuum of services K-12 to develop talents, enrich learning, and extend opportunities in the areas of General Intellectual, Math, and Language Arts. Seymour believes these educational experiences will challenge and empower each student to develop to his or her fullest potential.
Elementary Service Options
Service Options for Kindergarten through Grade 5:
Cluster grouping for High Ability student for Four Block Language Arts instruction in home rooms
Flexible Math Skill Groups during common math blocks using a differentiated curriculum
Junior Great Books is an option for use at each building for the High Ability Cluster.
Middle School Service Options
High Ability students are offered Advanced Language Arts, Reading, and math classes leading to Algebra 1 at the 8th grade level.
High School Service Options
In grades 9-12 , students who are identified as having high ability are encouraged to take Honors courses, Advanced Placement courses and Dual Credit courses when possible.
Department of Education High Ability Web page