The purpose of Sandusky City Schools Regional Center for Advanced Academic Studies is to provide a world class education to identified gifted students through innovative curriculum and instructional models designed to meet the individual needs of each student.
Grow students’ academic potential to their fullest - Foster collaborative relationships between students, families, staff, and our community - Explore services and options to further students’ reach in a global era.
Students in grades 3-6 will receive integrated instruction in the four core areas: Math, Science/Technology, English and Humanities. Students will receive on-grade level instruction for non-identified areas. Beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, gifted services will now be offered in the areas of Visual and Performing Arts (Visual Art, Music, Dance, and/or Drama) and Creative Thinking Ability. Affective development with guidance staff will also be afforded.
Children must be qualified as gifted, according to Ohio’s State Standards,in one or more of the following areas to be considered for enrollment: Superior Cognitive Ability,
Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies, Creative Thinking Ability, and/or any of the Visual and Performing Arts (Visual Art, Music, Dance, or Drama). Students scoring in the emerging ranges may also be invited to enroll based on available seats in a particular grade level. Per Ohio law incoming test scores must be less than 24 months old at time of application. Opportunities for possible identification will be provided throughout the year for services the following year.