Davidson Academy Online matches each student’s needs to a curriculum driven by ability grouping and flexibility, not a one-size-fits-all lockstep approach to education. An individualized education for each profoundly gifted middle and high school student gives each an opportunity to learn to the full extent of their abilities in a supportive environment with intellectual peers of similar age.
The Value of a Davidson Academy Online Education
When should your child enroll at Davidson Academy Online? Understand our academic benefits.
Davidson Academy Online teaching methods and curriculum focus on critical thinking skills and have sincere regard for the unique needs of individual learners.
Each student works with their counselor to develop an academic plan that is used to guide them through a rigorous core curriculum and help them make elective decisions based upon their interests and commensurate to their levels of ability, achievement, and motivation.
The primary focus of our curriculum is for Davidson Academy Online graduates to leave with a solid, broad-based foundation of knowledge. Unlike many traditional school settings, our classes are not grouped by age-based grades but by demonstrated ability level.
Ongoing accreditation is a testament to Davidson Academy Online's mission to provide profoundly gifted young people an advanced educational opportunity matched to their abilities, strengths and interests.
Frequently Asked Questions
How is the program different from other schools?
Davidson Academy Online focuses on the individual needs of each student. Learning opportunities focus on mastery, higher order and critical thinking skills, community engagement, and personal development and responsibility.
Are students able to choose from the various options, i.e., classroom, University, or independent coursework?
Each student has an academic plan based upon their abilities, needs, readiness, and passions. The plan is created as a collaborative effort between the student, parents, and Academy faculty and staff.