Both the Davidson Institute and Davidson Academy are dedicated to supporting profoundly gifted students in the United States. Below you will find information about our summer programs, scholarships and accredited online school. Please visit the Davidson Institute's social media pages (links at the bottom of this page) for the most up-to-date information about our programs or email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions about our online learning options listed below, please email email@example.com.
The Davidson Academy offers two accredited educational options specifically designed to meet the needs of profoundly gifted students – an online campus for those living anywhere in the U.S. and Canada, and a school on the University of Nevada, Reno campus for local residents. The online school, offering both full-time and single course enrollments, further strengthens the Davidson Academy’s commitment to the profoundly gifted population by bringing the Davidson Academy experience to students whose families are unable to relocate to Reno. Both options are centered on a rigorous academic environment where students thrive among their intellectual peers. Classes are grouped by ability level, rather than by age, thereby providing profoundly gifted young people an educational opportunity matched to their abilities, strengths and interests.
National, Accredited Online Campus
Davidson Academy Online is a school for profoundly gifted students living anywhere in the United States and Canada. Applicants must submit appropriate test scores according to the Qualification Criteria. Please visit the How to Apply page for details. The 2020-2021 Davidson Academy Online is now open. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2020.
Reno, Nevada Campus
The Academy's free, public day school is located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus for profoundly gifted middle and high school students living in the Reno area. To attend the Davidson Academy in Reno, students must be at the middle or high school level across all subject areas and score in the 99.9th percentile on IQ or college entrance tests, such as the ACT or SAT. Please visit the Qualification Criteria and How to Apply pages for details. The 2020-2021 application deadline has passed. The 2021-2022 application deadline will be available in the fall.
Started in 1999, the Davidson Institute for Talent Development is a 501(c)3 private operating foundation. Our mission is to recognize, nurture and support profoundly intelligent young people ages 18 and under, and to provide opportunities for them to develop their talents to make a positive difference.
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.