ICMS High Ability Program

Irvington Community Schools’ High Ability Program: Our Irvington Way

The mission of Irvington Community Schools’ High Ability Program is…

…to recognize and respect the unique needs of high ability K-12 learners by offering a challenging differentiated curriculum paired with research-based instructional strategies

…to promote responsible peer-to-peer collaboration through the development of enhanced communication skills and frequent cooperative learning opportunities

…to provide a safe learning environment where creativity and innovation are celebrated and risk-taking is supported

…to foster intrinsic motivation and active involvement as students explore their own interests and develop their own talents

…to focus on student achievement of maximum intellectual potential through abstract, complex thinking and problem solving