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Welcome to Gilbert Accelerated Middle School

  • Gilbert Public Schools introduces Gilbert Accelerated Middle School at Gilbert High School, a unique opportunity for 7th and 8th-grade students, to be challenged academically, in a supportive environment built on a love of learning, preparing students for a successful future in high school and beyond.

    What is Gilbert Accelerated Middle School?

    Students are immersed in honors and accelerated curriculum with access to the resources of a comprehensive high school, while in a supportive cohort of other 7th and 8th-grade students.  The learning experience is both academically rigorous and well-rounded, based on the application of knowledge and reflection, project-based learning, critical thinking, cross-curricular portfolio building, and student-centered learning approaches.  Students gain access to the instructional expertise of high school/college-level faculty and are encouraged and supported to develop strong leadership and study skills, preparing them for a successful future in high school and beyond.

    • High school and college-level faculty
    • Access to honors and accelerated curriculum 
    • Personalized 6-year planning and student-centered learning
    • Empowering future leaders for success on all levels
    • Small class sizes
    • Leadership Development & Study Skills
    • Performing Arts
    • Career & Technical Education (CTE) loop
    • Access to high school clubs/student organizations
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Gilbert Accelerated Middle School FAQs

  • What is the enrollment process?

  • What courses are available?

  • What is offered for Performing Arts?

  • What is the bell schedule?

  • Are there school bus routes offered to and from school?

  • Where are students located on campus?

  • Is there a dress code?

  • Is there access to athletics?

  • How will lunch work?

  • Does my child need to be in ALP or Gifted classes in order to qualify for the Accelerated Middle School?

  • What is the difference between the GTC (Gifted, Talented, and Creative) program at Highland Junior High and Gilbert Accelerated Middle School?

  • Is this program or offering different from the honors program offering?