The Academy's bilingual, multicultural curriculum follows both the North Carolina Standard Course of Study (language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, physical education, art, and music) and the National Greek Curriculum Standards (language arts, mathematics, and Greek culture).
ACADEMICALLY/INTELLECTUALLY GIFTED (AIG)
The Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) is administered in May to all second grade scholars.
Scholars who score in the 97th percentile or above qualify for AIG and begin services in third grade. Students new to Socrates Academy may be tested based on academic records from their previous grade or school.
NATIONAL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY (NJHS)
6th, 7th and 8th Grade Students,
We will be seeking candidates for the 2018-2019 school year beginning in January 2107. Click here >> to receive more information for the letter to all rising 6, 7 and 8 grade scholars. This is one of the highest honors awarded to a middle school student.
Selection Criteria & Membership in NHS/NJHS
The NJHS chapter establishes rules for membership that are based upon a student's outstanding performance in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character.
The Duke Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) is a gifted education program based at Duke University. Its purpose is to identify gifted children and provide them and their parents the resources to reach their full educational potential. Students are identified as part of the 4th-6th Grade Talent Search and/or as part of the 7th Grade Talent Search.
The Duke Talent Identification Program Mission
Building on a rich history dating back to 1980, the Duke University Talent Identification Program is dedicated to being a national leader in identifying academically talented students and providing innovative programs to support the development of their optimal educational potential. Programs for students, families, and educators will be of such excellence that they will become models for the education of academically talented students worldwide.