The Springfield Scholars Program is a full-time educational service for highly gifted students in grades six through eight. This accelerated academic experience provides students with the opportunity to pursue areas of strength in a high school setting. Students enrolled in Scholars are taught by certified gifted faculty, as well as high school faculty, for high school credit. Springfield Scholars Program is part of the servicesprovided by the Springfield Public Schools Gifted Education Program. Students who are eligible to receive gifted services and reside within the Springfield R-12 District may apply to the Scholars program. For more information, please contact the PhelpsCenter for Gifted Education at 417-523-3300.
To ensure challenging curriculum meets the exceptional needs of gifted students.
To be the statewide leader in gifted education by continuously demonstrating high levels of learning.