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COMPASS - Gifted and Accelerated

COMPASS - Gifted and Accelerated Learning North Branch Area Schools is very excited to continue it's Gifted and Accelerated initiative into the 2023-2024 school year for 3nd through 8th-grade students, The COMPASS (Creating Opportunities to Meet Potential And Stretch Skills) program was established in 2017 and has been designed to uniquely meet the needs of our gifted/accelerated learners.

3rd and 4th grade teams - Housed in North Branch Elementary - Accelerated Curriculum - Technology Integration (Chromebooks) - Project-Based Learning

5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Teams - Housed in the Ruth Fox Middle School - Accelerated Curriculum - Technology integration (IPADS, Chromebooks) - Project-Based Learning

9th - 12th Students - North Branch High School provides many opportunities for students to participate in advanced coursework through AP, dual enrollment, North Branch Early College and more. 

Informational video on our program

Upcoming informational events and deadlines

Applications (see below) DUE BY JUNE 3rd

NOTE: Current COMPASS Students do not need to apply

Application Process

Complete and submit the COMPASS application found here:  2024-25 Application Coming Soon!

For more information on the COMPASS program, please visit the open house or contact Mrs. Rae by email at or at (810) 688-3042.