Public, private, independent, and charter schools work with Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth to expand opportunities for their academically gifted students by bringing challenging online courses to the school setting. This collaboration allows gifted students to take advanced courses in math, science, writing, grammar, critical reading, Chinese, Arabic, and Spanish languages, and computer science. CTY also offers AP and NCAA-approved online courses. View all CTY Online courses.
Schools rely on CTY's exceptionally high standards for rigorous courses, teaching excellence, and student performance. In addition, the program offers special benefits to both schools and students:
Benefits to Schools
Benefits to Students
CTY students can work on their courses during the school day, using the computer lab or media center, communicating with their Online Programs instructors via email, interactive virtual classrooms, or by phone. CTY Online Programs courses can be used to replace a school's regular course or for academic enrichment.
2: Communicate with school program manager.
3: Complete CTY Online Program Participation Agreement – School Program manager will provide.
4: Enroll Students.
1: Communicate with school program manager.
2: Complete CTY Task Order (yearly).
3: Enroll Students.
Frequently Asked Questions >
How does a school enroll / re-enroll a student?
Visit the Working with Schools page for information about enrolling new and returning students. CTY will provide program applications and help to facilitate the enrollment process.
How does a school advance a student after completing an individually paced course?
The school can contact the CTY Online school program manager at firstname.lastname@example.org and request the next course. Please provide the student's name and preferred start date for the next course.
How does a school pause a student's enrollment in an individually paced course?
Contact CTY Online Programs at email@example.com to submit a pause request at least one business day before you would like the school-paid enrollment to be paused. You are welcome to submit a pause request in advance. Please provide the following information in your message:
Please note that schools may pause their student’s enrollment in an individually paced course for seven days or longer, up to 365 days cumulatively per course.
How does a school order an Official Academic Record?
The school can contact the CTY Online school program manager at firstname.lastname@example.org to request an official academic record. Please provide the student's name and address for where you would like the official academic record sent.