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Each year, thousands of students in Pre-K to 12, from more than 60 countries, enroll in CTYOnline, CTY’s unique distance learning program that offers challenging courses throughout the year.

CTY faculty lead every course, providing guidance, encouragement and evaluations through email, phone, and virtual online classrooms. Online courses are varied, demanding, and very appropriate for gifted students. Course materials may include online courseware, CD-ROMs, texts, workbooks, and even chemistry kits for doing hands-on experiments. Students can work from home or school at times convenient for them, and many earn credit or placement for their CTYOnline courses.

CTYOnline connects gifted students to challenging courses, engaging faculty, and other gifted students around the world. Through CTYOnline, students join a lively online learning community that supports and encourages them throughout the year. To learn more about CTYOnline, please explore the links below.

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CTYOnline News and Deadlines

  • A few openings remain for the fall session of Writing, Critical Reading, Grammar, ESL, Inventions, Forensics, World Languages, Visual Fluency, and AP courses. Apply now .Classes close when full.
  • Students may enroll ANYTIME for individually paced math, computer science and technology, and most science courses, and start in approximately two weeks.
  • Math and/or verbal qualifiers may enroll in designated critical reading courses:
    Wild Things and Robot Encounters (GR2 &3);
    In Search Of and The Right Stuff (GR 4-6); and
    Dangerous Games and Rebellions (GR 7-9).