Gifted Students

Northeast Bradford High School Guidance Office offers opportunities for gifted students through GIEPs (gifted individualized education plan) and course selections.

To learn more about the opportunities for gifted students by grade, see below or review the attached letter to parents of gifted students.

7th and 8th Grades:  

  • Students are grouped homogeneously in the areas of English/Language Arts and mathematics to provide them with classmates who most closely match their academic abilities allowing for acceleration in breadth and depth of the course curriculum.
  • Identified students are able to schedule an additional 1.0 credits of NEB’s Panther Academy online courses throughout the school year. Panther Academy courses are additional online courses not currently offered in the standard NEB course catalog.  Students are given high school credit for these courses.

9th Grade:

  • Students are able to choose an accelerated track of core content classes to allow for acceleration in breadth and depth of the course curriculum.
  • Identified students are able to schedule an additional 2.0 credits of Panther Academy online courses throughout the school year.  Panther Academy courses are additional online courses not currently offered in the standard NEB course catalog.
  • Students have the opportunity to schedule the PSAT exam to prepare for college-level courses through Clarion University and/or Mansfield University.

10th Grade:

  • Students are able to choose an accelerated track of core content classes to allow for acceleration in breadth and depth of the course curriculum.
  • Identified students are able to schedule an additional 2.0 credits of Panther Academy online courses throughout the school year. Panther Academy courses are additional online courses not currently offered in the standard NEB course catalog.

11th and 12th Grades:

  • Students are able to schedule AP level courses in the following classes: AP English Literature 11th and 12th, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP Statistics and AP Psychology. (NEBOLA also provides additional AP level courses).  Gifted students will have the cost of their AP exams covered by the district for courses in which they are currently scheduled.  
  • Identified students are able to schedule an additional 2.0 credits of Panther Academy online courses throughout the school year.  Panther Academy courses are additional online courses not currently offered in the standard NEB course catalog.
  • Students have the opportunity to schedule dual enrollment college courses through Clarion University, Mansfield University and Lackawanna College. Students are permitted to schedule two online courses through Clarion and/or Mansfield in the fall and two in the spring.  Students are also permitted to schedule up to four courses for college credit through Lackawanna per year. The district will pay for up to four dual enrollment courses per year.
For more information, contact:

Lee Anne Barrett, Guidance Counselor
570.744.2521, ext. 2247
lbarrett@nebpanthers.com

Diana Dewing, Secretary
570.744.2521, ext. 2209
ddewing@nebpanthers.com

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