DEPARTMENT OF GIFTED AND ADVANCED PROGRAMS
Fauquier County Public Schools' gifted/Gateways program provides educational opportunities designed to meet the needs, abilities, and interests of our highest ability students. Professional staff using multiple criteria identify students in each school and at each grade level. Students are offered challenging programs which reflect a continuum of skills and concepts allowing students to build upon prior knowledge. Differentiated curricula and teaching strategies which stress critical thinking skills, creativity, and problem-solving are integrated into the content of the gifted offerings.