Gifted and Talented Services

The Hopkins Gifted and Talented Services program, HGTS, provides support and services to our most able learners.

Each of our schools, from elementary to high school, has a full time Gifted and Talented Coordinator that ensures rigorous opportunities are provided in core subject areas for exceptional students. In conjunction with the classroom teachers, they provide a variety of programs and services for identified students in grades K-12.


Overview of Gifted & Talented Services

Hopkins offers a wide range of levels and types of gifted and talented programming.

Elementary Gifted & Talented Services

Hopkins Gifted & Talented Services are available at all six of our elementary schools, starting in kindergarten.

Junior High Gifted & Talented Services

Hopkins Gifted & Talented Services are available at both of our junior high schools.

High School Gifted & Talented Services

Our High School offers a robust array of high level learning opportunities for the gifted and talented student.

Identifying students for Gifted & Talented Services

There are a variety of criteria and considerations used to identify gifted and talented students.

Acceleration services

Acceleration to a higher grade level may be considered for highly advanced students.

Credit by Assessment

Credit by Assessment is an opportunity for students to bypass a required course because they have already mastered the material.


Contact our Gifted and Talented Coordinators at each school.

Young Scientist Roundtables

A monthly program designed for students to learn about exciting ideas and developments in many scientific fields.

Support Your Child

What parents can do to support their Gifted and Talented student.

Additional Links

Keep abreast of information and opportunities that match your child.

Volunteer with Gifted & Talented Services

A wide variety of volunteer opportunities is available for parents.