Gifted

Follow us on Twitter!Welcome! Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) offers gifted education services at all levels through a combination of school-based options and citywide programs. Through a variety of experiences, gifted students engage in rigorous learning opportunities through differentiated instruction that is responsive to the academic, social and emotional needs of the student.

VBCPS identifies students in the areas of:

  • General Intellectual Aptitude (advanced aptitudes demonstrated by skills and creative expression in general intellectual ability); and
  • Visual and Performing Arts Aptitude (specific aptitudes in selected visual or performing arts demonstrated by skills and creative expression and excelling consistently in the development of a product or performance in any of the visual and/or performing arts).

Informational Parent Video: How to Apply for Gifted Services

Learn about locating the Gifted Application:

English: https://youtu.be/FLM3bNZM7Wc
Spanish: https://youtu.be/ts5uUO8fjns


Spotlight on the Gifted Experience

Gifted programs in action. VBCPS Spotlight on the Gifted experienceWelcome to the 2021-2022 school year! Check out our new Spotlight on the Gifted Experience page to learn more about the various summer highlights from the Office of Gifted Programs Leadership Team.

For more information about gifted services visit the gifted education webpages for your student below: