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CTY offers five residential programs for qualified students who have completed grades 7 and above. Please see the links below for more information on each of these gifted and talented programs.
All courses in the Intensive Studies program require Advanced CTY level scores on designated standardized tests. These are scores that place them above the mean for college-bound high school seniors. In addition, students must:
All courses in the Academic Explorations program require CTY level scores on designated standardized tests. In addition, students must:
This program, focusing on Global Issues in the 21st Century is offered at the Center for Talented Youth's Program at Berkeley and Princeton University and requires CTY level scores on designated standardized tests. Students must have completed at least grade 10 by the time the program begins.
The Civic Leadership Institute, a service-learning program for high school students, was previously offered in collaboration with Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development. This outstanding program is now available directly through the Center for Talent Development. Learn more.