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Services for gifted students who need academic challenge and students with learning difficulties:

C (This school will say it differentiates but it doesn't and it has a very hard time dealing with individual requests. If a parent is a good advocate and willing to put together an alternative program for a kid...such as advanced math and find the tutor...then I believe the school is responsive. They do not have a GT program nor a special needs program. They are very sensitive/difficult to deal with when it comes to special needs/learning difficulties. If your child has learning difficulties, be sure to check out Thomas Jefferson as they are very open about working with specific needs. They're much more eager to adjust their programming and have even worked with one family to do a half day home school/half day traditional school hybrid program. ASFG is quite self-satisfied and doesn't have the energy to work with non traditional students despite having the greatest resources.) - Feb 5, 2016
C (This isn't the school for a family highly concerned with acceleration/gifted programs) - Feb 3, 2016
N/A Children with special needs are a case-by-case basis. I would contact the counseling staff with very specific information about your child's needs and see what can be done. My kids have been challenged and I have had no complaints. - May 8, 2014
F- although they claim they can service mild special needs, they are not willing to make any accomodations because it is "not fair" to the rest of the students. There is no understanding of 504 plans, let alone an IEP. - Apr 26, 2014