Pathfinder School's :
Academy of the Gifted
At Pathfinder North End's Academy of the Gifted, our mission is to provide exceptional education and opportunities for intellectually and creatively gifted students. Our school is brand new and we are thrilled to offer a unique, student-centered approach to learning for children in grades 3-8. With a focus on the arts, our students are encouraged to explore their creativity and develop their talents. We believe in fostering a well-rounded student, who excels academically and artistically.
Time: 11:00am January 11th and January 27th
Where: 246 North New Hope Rd. Suite 230 Gastonia, NC 28054
Premier School of the Arts
Now enrolling students in Grades 3-8!
At Academy of the Gifted, we recognize that every child is unique, and we strive to provide them with a personalized education where they can thrive both academically and personally. Our experienced and dedicated faculty helps students to develop their strengths and acquire new skills. We offer individual attention and a nurturing environment, ensuring that every student has the necessary tools and resources to reach their full potential.
What sets us aside academically:
We understand that each student is unique, and so is their learning journey. Our personalized learning pathways provide a customized educational experience tailored to each learner's strengths, interests, and pace. This approach empowers our students to take ownership of their learning and growth.
Our curriculum is imbued with technology, ensuring our learners are prepared for a digital future. From coding to robotics, we provide our students with the essential digital skills required to thrive in tomorrow's tech-driven world.
Learning Beyond the Classroom:
At AotG, we believe learning is not confined within four walls. Our experiential learning approach allows students to explore real-world scenarios, engage in hands-on projects, and cultivate a robust understanding that goes beyond textbooks.
Whole Child Approach:
We understand that education is not just about academics. Our holistic development approach nurtures every aspect of a child's growth - intellectual, social, emotional, and physical. We foster well-rounded individuals equipped to make a positive impact on their communities and the world.
Illuminating History Through a Multifaceted Lens
Our history curriculum peels back the layers of time to reveal the unseen narratives and untold perspectives often absent in traditional education. We adopt a Critical Theory approach, illuminating the contributions and struggles and triumphs of individuals within the broader context of world history and state standards. In this vibrant cross-pollination of cultures, students become architects of history, exploring, questioning, and reshaping their understanding of the past to foster a more inclusive future.
Science is not confined to textbooks and laboratories. It's a hands-on exploration of the world, with our lush campus serving as an open-air laboratory. Sustainability education is the heartbeat of our science curriculum. Students cultivate gardens, analyze ecosystems, and unravel the secrets of nature, nurturing a deep respect for our planet and its delicate balance. This tangible experience of science fosters a lifelong commitment to environmental stewardship.
The Language of the Universe
Our mathematics curriculum tears down the traditional walls of fear and frustration. Inspired by the Montessori approach, we infuse learning with purposeful, hands-on experiences. From algebraic expressions to geometric shapes, students explore mathematics in real-world contexts, experiencing its practical applications and universal beauty. Here, we unravel the language of the universe, fostering a deep, intuitive understanding of math.