Gifted Services

Able Learner

ISD 199 Gifted Services
2990 80th Street East
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
phone 651-306-7469
fax 651-306-7152

District-wide Gifted and Talented Services

ISD 199 offers a continuum of services for identified gifted and talented students district-wide. The continuum is based on a Levels of Service approach.  

Current ISD 199 Continuum of Services

Within Classroom, Beyond General Curriculum

  • Differentiation within the classroom (content, pacing, process, product)
  • Course pathways
  • Career pathways
  • Challenge-based learning
  • Advanced Placement (AP) courses, College Level Examination Program (CLEP) courses, concurrent enrollment options


Talent Development

  • Enrichment before, during, after school (i.e. Junior Great Books, Link Crew, WEB, Student Advisory, Youth Executive Board, Drama, Math League, Robotics, Marching Band, etc.)
  • Competitions ( i.e. Word Masters, Quiz Bowl, Knowledge Bowl, etc.)


Specialized Services

  • Subject or grade acceleration
  • Cluster Grouping
  • Atheneum Gifted Magnet
  • Telescoping
  • Post-secondary Education Options (PSEO), College in the Schools (CIS)

We have every learner in mind and are deeply committed to gifted services district-wide. We are currently working to identify opportunities to expand enrichment programming and services both inside and outside of the school day.

Program Tours

Atheneum: To tour the Atheneum Gifted Magnet Program, please visit the Application Process page found in the Atheneum section. 

Middle School or High School: If you would like to schedule a tour at Inver Grove Heights Middle School or Simley High School, please contact IGH Middle School Guidance Counselor Jessica Maloney at 651-306-7206 or Simley Guidance Counselor Kris DeVries at 651-306-7005.