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 2021-2022 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

Upcoming informational events and deadlines

- Virtual Informational Open-house (May 6:00 @ NBE) - Presentation - Break Out-Sessions: -Multi-Age Classroom (MAC) (2nd/3rd)
 -3 teacher teams -COMPASS Overview -Bridges Math Curriculum -Making Meaning ELA Curriculum
- New Registration Window (Opens May 20 @ 6:00pm) - Register here:  - NOTE: Current COMPASS Students do not need to apply.

Application Process - more information to come

  1. Complete and submit the COMPASS application that will be available after the open house.

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