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Gifted Education for 2nd Graders

The challenge

Perhaps your second-grade child was reading before kindergarten, or doing two-digit multiplication in her head in first grade.

It’s important for parents of advanced learners to a child’s capabilities and to make sure their academic program is the right fit.

The answer

Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth identifies and develops the academic talents of just such students. CTY provides testing, course work, and other resources geared for students of great academic promise.

How CTY works

CTY is a multi-tiered program.   You start with the CTY Talent Search.  Testing helps you discover your child’s abilities, can lead to recognition at state academic ceremonies, and can open doors to CTY’s courses and services.

CTY means opportunities

Students who test with CTY and receive qualifying scores can take their academics to the next level.

CTY Online Programs offers a number of different math, foreign language (Arabic, Chinese, and Spanish), and critical reading (Young Readers' Series) courses for 2nd grade students with qualifying scores.

CTY’s Summer Programs courses for students finishing 2nd grade are offered near Baltimore, Washington, DC, New York, Los Angeles, and La Jolla, CA.

All Talent Search students can attend CTY’s Family Academic Programs. Our Creative Connections series--one-day or weekend courses offered at art museums, science centers, and aquariums around the country—is especially designed for bright 2nd and 3rd graders to attend with their parents.

The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth—a world-class resource, within easy reach

Academic talent, like musical or athletic ability, needs to be assessed, developed, and cheered onward.  Enrollment and testing are affordable, and return lasting value through the discovery and opportunities your child will receive, that could make a defining difference in his or her life.

Apply to the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Talent Search.