David Thompson Odyssey

Mini Schools
Student Group:
Secondary Students

The David Thompson Odyssey Mini School offers a unique opportunity to the highly able (gifted) student.  The program has a strong academic focus and includes an emphasis on creative and critical thinking.

The David Thompson Odyssey Mini School offers a unique opportunity to the highly able (gifted) student.  The program has a strong academic focus and includes an emphasis on creative and critical thinking.  Students are encouraged to use higher level thinking processes, develop a positive self-concept, work both independently and cooperatively, and develop the confidence to thoughtfully respond, orally, visually and in writing with depth and creativity.  Emphasis is also placed on developing skills in leadership and social responsibility and community service outside of the school is required. 

The David Thompson Odyssey Mini Program begins at the Grade 8 level for English, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematics. The program offers acceleration in Mathematics and Science at the junior level providing the opportunity for advanced study in senior courses including honors level and Advanced Placement courses. David Thompson Secondary offers Advanced Placement courses in several subject areas. 

Location: David Thompson Secondary, 1755 E. 55th Ave.

Grade: 8-12

District Test required: Yes

Application required: Yes