The Davidson Academy Online diploma is considered an advanced high school diploma in the state of Nevada. Diplomas are awarded based on the following requirements:
- Cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0
- 28 total credits required – 23 required, five electives
Davidson Academy Online Courses: Core Values
Davidson Academy Online courses are designed specifically for profoundly gifted students based on courses taught at the Davidson Academy's day school in Reno. Learn more about us and our approach to gifted education.
All courses will adhere to the following core values:
Have an appropriate level of rigor that will challenge students to achieve in a supportive online classroom that encourages academic risk and growth.
Provide students with a highly supportive learning environment that will address the needs of individual learners and provide opportunities for student voice in learning.
Provide opportunities for participants to think critically, form and support opinions, and experience a variety of perspectives.
Rely on a rich and authentic two-way discourse between all participants.
Contain synchronous instructional elements that require collaboration among participants.
Have a flexible learning plan so that they are responsive to the needs of individual students.