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Thank you for your interest in learning more about Science & Arts Academy.  We look forward to sharing more about our community of gifted learners as you explore our school.  

Upcoming Events

Student Panel
On Zoom

*Online Event for Prospective Families On Zoom

Meet current students and learn more about how gifted children thrive at Science & Arts Academy. Director of Enrollment Mindy Hildebrandt will lead an interactive Q&A session with current SAA students. Our elementary and middle school panelists will answer your questions about student life, academics, the SAA experience, and more! 

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Spring Admissions Visit
Science & Arts Academy

*In-Person Event for Prospective Parents

Prospective parents are invited to join Director of Enrollment Mindy Hildebrandt and Dr. Ama Thompson, Director of Assessment, Curriculum, and Instruction, to learn more about how gifted children thrive at Science & Arts Academy (SAA). Guests will hear about our approach to gifted education, tour the school to see differentiation in action, and engage with current parents and students.  

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Virtual Admissions Meeting

Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm, pending availability

A great first step in learning about SAA is to schedule a virtual meeting with a member of our admissions team.  During this personalized meeting, we will share more information about our school and answer any questions you may have.

Zoom link and event instructions  will be shared after registration.

Schedule an admissions meeting 



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School Tour

Monday - Friday
9am - 4pm, pending availability

One of the best ways to fully experience the SAA community is by visiting our school. All tours* are private, allowing our admissions team to personalize the visit to your individual needs and interests. During a tour, you will have the opportunity to visit classrooms, speak with teachers, and see students across multiple grade levels engaged in differentiated learning activities.

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