Gifted Services: Onslow County Schools
Excellence in gifted education
To prepare gifted and potentially gifted students to be globally competitive and responsible citizens by providing differentiated curricula which meet social, emotional, academic, and intellectual needs.
State Definition of AIG Students, Article 9B (N.C.G.S. 115C-150.5)
Academically or intellectually gifted (AIG) students perform or show the potential to perform at substantially high levels of accomplishment when compared with others of their age, experiences or environment. Academically or intellectually gifted students exhibit high-performance capability in intellectual areas, specific academic fields, or in both the intellectual areas and specific academic fields. Academically or intellectually gifted students require differentiated educational services beyond those ordinarily provided by the regular educational program. Outstanding abilities are present in students from all cultural groups, across all economic strata, and in all areas of human endeavor.
Mr. Michael Elder, Director
(910)455-2211 extension 20264
Mrs. Amber Jenkins, Administrative Assistant
(910)455-2211 extension 20263
Gifted Services Team
For the 2019-2020 school year, each elementary and middle school has a gifted specialist assigned to assist students and staff. For questions related to the high school level, please contact the school counselor or Michael Elder at the district.