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Explore: Online Courses for Gifted Middle School Students

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Single Subject Courses in Math, Science & Humanities for Gifted Students

Qualified gifted students, ages 9-13, can enrich their education by taking advanced middle school Explore courses online adapted from the Davidson Academy’s rigorous curriculum. Different than other online courses, this year-long middle school gifted program helps students develop their academic and social skills by giving them a platform to learn at their academic level.

Explore Admissions

How to Apply for Explore

The 2022-2023 Explore application is now available! See details about the application process, decision process calendar, and to apply.

Apply to Explore
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Our advanced online middle-school level courses for gifted students are available throughout the year in a range of subject areas, including math, science and humanities. Courses are designed and taught by faculty from the Davidson Academy.

See course descriptions and schedule
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Program Benefits

  • Seven Rigorous, Single-Subject Courses
  • Live, Dynamic Sessions with Like-Minded Peers
  • Asynchronous Learning Activities
  • Experienced, Caring Instructors
Frequently Asked Questions
See the Davidson Online Learning Infographic for a comparison between the Explore program and Davidson Academy’s online campus for students living anywhere in the U.S. and Canada.

For questions, please contact
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Virtual Open Houses

Each session will discuss the application and assessment process, course expectations, and characteristics of successful students. An upcoming session is scheduled for Feb. 9, 2022.

Register today