The Davidson: Explore program provides Davidson Young Scholars and qualified gifted students, ages 9-13, with the opportunity to enrich their education by taking advanced middle school courses online adapted from the Davidson Academy’s rigorous curriculum. Designed to be different than other online courses, this year-long middle school gifted program helps students develop their academic and social skills by giving them a platform to learn at their academic level.Read the Davidson Online Learning infographic >
Throughout the academic year, we offer online information sessions focused on Davidson: Explore. Each session will discuss the application and assessment process, course expectations, and characteristics of successful students. Davidson: Explore open houses are scheduled for:
Our gifted middle school program is open to students between the ages of 9-13 who are enrolled in the Davidson Young Scholars program or meet the program eligibility requirements. Students who are not part of the Young Scholars program must submit a qualifying test score. For more details, please visit the Qualification Criteria page.
Please visit the application page for details about the application process, decision process calendar, and to apply. The application for 2021-2022 Davidson: Explore courses has passed. The 2022-2023 application will be available this fall.
The following disclosure is provided pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) 598.1305:The Davidson Institute for Talent Development is a Nevada non-profit corporation which is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)3 tax-exempt private operating foundation. We are dedicated to supporting the intellectual and social development of profoundly gifted students age 18 and under through a variety of programs. Contributions are tax deductible.
Profoundly gifted students are those who score in the 99.9th percentile on IQ and achievement tests. Read more about this population in this article.