Coeur d‘Alene Public Schools


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Advanced Opportunities

The Coeur d'Alene School District believes academically gifted and talented children have unique characteristics and distinct learning needs. The district's Advanced Learning Program (ALP) is committed to providing students identified as academically gifted and talented with an appropriately challenging curriculum and instruction that meets their intellectual, social, and emotional needs. In elementary schools, this is provided through specialized instructors at each school building who supplement classroom instruction with activities and discussion intended to promote deeper learning. Similar activities continue in middle school through accelerated coursework in the content areas that is intended to prepare students for Advanced Placement (AP) courses in their high school years.
Additionally, the State of Idaho provides opportunities for students in grades 07 and higher to achieve collegiate credit or advanced placement through a series of programs - many of which may be free or charged or at a reduced cost to students and their families.  Each student in grades 7-12 will have $4,125.00 to use towards overload courses and dual credit coursework through accredited providers, and credit-bearing/certification exams.
For more information, see the program details at left. 
 Term Student Entry to Portal Due Date (Student) Course Approval Due Date (Counselor)
FALL, 2016August 15th – September 30th
Friday, November 11th, 2016
SPRING, 2017January 11th – February 24th  Friday, May 5th, 2017
SUMMER, 2017May 12th - June 30th, 2017 Thursday, August 17, 2017
  • For more information:
    Michael S. Nelson
    Director of Curriculum and Assessment
    (208) 664-8241 
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