Programming Options

  • Harrison School District Two uses a wide range of programming options to meet the needs of gifted and talented students we serve. Programming is matched to students' needs and strengths, and reviewed annually through the Advanced Learning Plans. Each school provides differentiated instruction, enrichment projects, independent study, cluster grouping, advanced placement (middle and high schools), single subject acceleration, whole-grade acceleration, and dual enrollment (elementary through college).

    Elementary School Options:                                                             Gifted and Talented Magnet Schools

    • Accelerated Classes                                                                    Soaring Eagles Elementary Gifted and Talented Magnet School
    • Art Club
    • Band    
    • Battle of the Books
    • Chess Club
    • Clustered classes
    • Compacted Curriculum
    • Gifted Magnet School (Soaring Eagles Elementary)
    • International Baccalaureate School (Sand Creek Elementary)
    • Rubik’s Cube Club
    • STEM
    • Summer Camp
    • Super Saturday Field Trips
    • 2nd-grade universal screening
    • Afterschool Enrichment Opportunities

    Middle School Options:

    • 6th-grade universal screening
    • Afterschool Opportunities
    • AVID
    • International Baccalaureate Candidate School (Carmel Middle School)
    • Mentoring
    • Physics in all middle schools
    • Pre-Advanced Placement courses offered beyond math and English to include other contents
    • Pre-Collegiate partnership with middle schools to prepare students for college
    • Rubik’s Cube Club
    • SE YMCA partnership with Panorama
    • STEAM Innovation Lab (Panorama Middle School)
    • STEM/STEAM
    • Super Saturday Field Trip
    • The Colorado Springs Conservatory

    High School Options:

    • Advanced Placement in all academic areas
    • Afterschool Opportunities
    • ASCEND Mentoring
    • AVID
    • AVP (Area vocational programs)
    • Concurrent enrollment
      CSU - Pueblo
      PPCC
      UCCS
    • CSU Ft. Collins Alliance School
    • International Bachelorette School (Harrison High School)
    • Pre-Collegiate
    • Robotics
    • SE YMCA Partnership (Sierra High School)
    • STEM
    • Summer Camp
    • Super Saturday Field Trips

    Additional Gifted and Talented Fieldtrips and Enrichment Opportunities:

    • Gifted Summer Camp
    • Legislative Day at the Capital
    • Science Fair
    • Sky Sox Math Day
    • Super Saturdays at UCCS