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Advanced Educational Offerings

NCSD prides itself on developing schools and programs that meet the individual needs of our learners. We have high expectations for all of our students and know that they will be challenged by the rigor and depth of our curriculum. Consequently, Natrona County School District follows an inclusion model, in which teachers differentiate instruction according to each student’s needs. We strive to meet the needs of all learners, including those identified as advanced learners.

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Advanced Educational Offerings


All elementary schools within our district find numerous ways to provide for different learning needs of students. Teachers work collaboratively to develop units of study based on the guaranteed and viable curriculum. These units of study provide for rigorous and relevant learning for all students. Some key strategies used to implement instruction with differentiated expectations include:

• Flexible Leveled Groups
• High-Interest Reading Materials and Student Choice
• Leveled Books and Assignments
• Open-Ended Questions/Targeted Questioning/Thinking Strategies
• Reflection Journals/Reading Logs
• Multi-Content projects
• Independent Projects
• Exploration and Discovery
• Reasoning/Problem Solving
• Technology

NCSD also offers a Gifted and Talented program for elementary students in first through fifth grade.

Middle Level

NCSD offers a Gifted and Talented program for students in sixth through eighth grade at CY Middle School.

In addition, all NCSD middle-level schools offer various Advanced Educational Opportunities.

High School