Resource: Mackintosh Academy (Littleton, CO)
Website: Mackintosh Academy (Littleton, CO)
Description: This school stands as the Rocky Mountain pioneer in gifted and talented education. The holistic, well-rounded educational program focuses on the mind and the heart and nurtures the social, emotional, physical, and creative needs of gifted children, as well as academic ones. Mackintosh Academy employs the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme and Middle Years Programme curricular framework, which helps ensure that each individual student is engaged, challenged, pushed to be an independent thinker.

Comments: Contributed by: Parent on 4/2/2011
We have been part of the Mackintosh Academy community for the past 5 years, with both our son and daughter attending the school. From our experience, the school serves 2e children well, however we believe there is not enough academic differentiation to serve highly gifted children successfully.

Contributed by: Parent on 9/29/2008
My 5 year old is attending this school and he just loves it. The teachers are awesome and the head of the school is very compassionate but firm in her dealings with the kids. I couldn't have a better choice for my son who is advanced. I recommend this to parents who have kids that needs a specialized education and attention

Contributed by: Student on 3/3/2008
This school is amazing and has many benefits for everyone; they are very gracious and work with us closely. I'm glad im a student here.

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