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2020-2021 School Year

Click here to visit our Back to School webpage to find information regarding the 2020-2021 school year. We will continue to communicate with families and our community as decisions are made.

“The more that you read, the more things you will know.

The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”- Dr. Seuss

Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) in Sylvania Schools
Along with intervention for students with learning needs, the department also oversees and supports the Gifted and Talented Education Department (GATE). Currently, the GATE program services students in grades 4-8 through a challenging and rigorous curriculum geared to qualified students through intense cognitive and achievement testing.

Parent Information and Support page (link)  

Definition of Gifted Students: The state of Ohio defines a gifted student as one who performs or shows potential for performing at remarkably high levels of accomplishment when compared to others of their age, experience, or environment. For some, their learning needs are not a good match to the standard curriculum. These students are found at all grades and in many different areas. The goal of identification is to locate these students so that, when necessary, adjustments can be made in their school program in order to match their needs.

Superior Cognitive Ability

 Specific Academic


Creative Thinking


Visual or

Performing Arts Ability

When a student scores two deviations above the mean minus the standard error of measurement on an intelligence test, or scores at or above the ninety-fifth percentile on an approved composite battery of a nationally normed achievement test, or attains an approved score on an approved nationally-normed above grade level achievement test.

When a student performs at or above the ninety-fifth percentile in a specific academic ability field on an approved nationally-normed achievement test. A student may be identified in more than one academic ability field.

When a student scores one standard deviation above the mean, minus the standard error of measure, on an approved intelligence test and also attains a qualifying score on an approved checklist of creative behaviors or creativity test.

When a student demonstrates superior ability in a visual or performing arts area through a display of work, an audition, or other performance or exhibition and a qualifying score on an approved checklist of behaviors related to a specific arts area.

K-12 Program Structure
High School Advanced Placement


English Language & Composition

English Literature & Composition

 World Language

French Language

Spanish Language

 Math Calculus AB
Calculus BC


AP Research 

AP Seminar


Environmental Science


Physics 1

 Social Studies

 European History 
 United States Government & Politics
 United States History
 World History

  Music Music Theory
  Art Art History
 Career Tech Computer Science A

Computer Science Principles

High School Program for Honors


English 9

English 10

  World Language
Chinese III & IV
French III & IV
 German III & IV
 Spanish III & IV
  Math Algebra II
Modern Geometry 

 Physical Science
 Science Research

 Social Studies World History 
 Music Band/Orchestra/Choir
  Art Senior Studio 2D Design
Senior Studio 3D Design
 Career Tech Business Technology 
Computer Programming
Education & Training
Engineering Tech Prep
Financial Management
Information Technology
Medical Technology
Theatrical Performing Arts 
Visual Communications Design
 Communication Drama
Public Speaking
Theatre Workshop
Junior High GATE Services
Reading  6th
English  7th, 8th 
Math III  6th, 7th, 8th 
Algebra I  6th, 7th, 8th
World Language I
Elementary GATE Services 
5th grade Math
Elementary Enrichment
3rd grade  30 minutes per week  
4th grade 30 minutes per week 
5th grade  60 minutes per week

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