Courses for Gifted Middle School Students

Challenge your gifted sixth, seventh or eighth grade student with our exciting and thought-provoking Fast-Paced math, verbal, technology and other courses in subjects such as languages, the arts and STEM. All are designed to engage and equip your bright student for academic success.

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To qualify for the 2022-2023 CLC Fast-Paced Talent Search, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled and attending school in a Lake County, IL school district.
  • Currently enrolled in the fifth or sixth grade (during 2021-2022 school year).
  • Obtained the following scores:
    • 95th percentile or above on any one sub-test or total composite of the district's math and/or verbal aptitude achievement test. Scores at the 95th percentile or higher on the Total Composite Battery Score also qualify students, or
    • 95th percentile or above on another nationally normed, standardized grade-level achievement test, or
    • 95th percentile or above on a national achievement test (i.e. Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) or on a test of quantitative aptitude. Either the total score or the score on any portion of the mathematics or verbal (language) part of the test is acceptable

Lake County students who are identified by their school districts as scoring in the 95th percentile on an acceptable achievement test in sixth grade will be invited to participate. Homeschool, private and parochial school parents may email CPEInfo@clcillinois.edu for information about submitting their children's scores. Qualified students will be contacted by College of Lake County in May or June 2022 about summer and fall 2022 registration.

Fall 2022 registration opens Monday, July 18! 

 

Fall 2022 registration and withdrawal deadline is September 2, 2022. 

 

Monday (September 12 to October 31, 2022)

Time Class Title Cost Location
5-6:30 p.m. CFSP 1 - 7th Grade Math Part I $275 Grayslake Campus
5-6:30 p.m. CFSP 2 - 8th Grade Math - Part I $275 Grayslake Campus
5-6:30 p.m. CFSP 40 - LEGO EV3: Build Sumo Bot (Grades 6-8) $275 Grayslake Campus
5-6:30 p.m. CFSP 45 - Math for Chemistry Success $275 Grayslake Campus
5-6:30 p.m. CFSP 73 - Narrative Writing (Grades 6-8) $275 Grayslake Campus
7-8:30 p.m. CFSP 9 - Literary Analysis I (Grades 6-8) $275 Grayslake Campus
7-8:30 p.m. CFSP 14 - 6th Grade Math - Part I $275 Grayslake Campus
7-8:30 p.m. CFSP 89 - Fun with Geometry and Basic Statistics (Grades 7-8) $275 Grayslake Campus

Tuesday (September 13 to November 1, 2022) 

Time Class Title Cost Location
5-6:30 p.m. CFSP 1 - 7th Grade Math Part I $275 Southlake Campus
5-6:30 p.m. CFSP 3 - Vocabulary: Greek and Latin Stems - Part I (Grades 6-8) $275 Southlake Campus
5-6:30 p.m. CFSP 38 - Plan. Study. Excel. (Grade 6) $275 Southlake Campus
7-8:30 p.m. CFSP 9 - Literary Analysis I (Grades 6-8)         $275 Southlake Campus
7-8:30 p.m. CFSP 14 - 6th Grade Math - Part I $275 Southlake Campus
7-8:30 p.m. CFSP 89 - Fun with Geometry and Basic Statistics (Grades 7-8) $275 Southlake Campus

Wednesday (September 14 to November 2, 2022)

Time Class Title Cost Location
5-6:30 p.m. CFSP 1 - 7th Grade Math Part I $275 Grayslake Campus
5-6:30 p.m. CFSP 3 - Vocabulary: Greek and Latin Stems - Part I (Grades 6-8) $275 Grayslake Campus
5-6:30 p.m. CFSP 15 - Math for Engineering (Grades 7-8) $275 Grayslake Campus
5-6:30 p.m. CFSP 32 - STEAM Craft: Hooked on Crochet! (Grades 6-8) $275 Grayslake Campus
5-6:30 p.m. CFSP 38 - Plan. Study. Excel. (Grade 6) $275 Grayslake Campus
7-8:30 p.m. CFSP 33 - Robotics with LEGO EV3: Creative Workshop (Grades 6-8) $275 Grayslake Campus
7-8:30 p.m. CFSP 43 - Keys to Academic Success: Unlock Your Potential (Grades 7-8) $275 Grayslake Campus
7-8:30 p.m. CFSP 51 - Beginning Writer's Workshop (Grades 6-8) $275 Grayslake Campus
7-8:30 p.m. CFSP 75 - Speech Writing and Oral Presentations (Grades 6-8) $275 Grayslake Campus

Thursday (September 15 to November 3, 2022)

Time Class Title Cost Location
5-6:30 p.m. CFSP 1 - 7th Grade Math Part I $275 Southlake Campus
5-6:30 p.m. CFSP 14 - 6th Grade Math - Part I $275 Southlake Campus
5-6:30 p.m. CFSP 75 - Speech Writing and Oral Presentations (Grades 6-8) $275 Southlake Campus
5-6:30 p.m. CFSP 77 - Introduction to Writing Science Fiction (Grades 7-8) $275 Southlake Campus
7-8:30 p.m. CFSP 2 - 8th Grade Math - Part I $275 Southlake Campus
7-8:30 p.m. CFSP 43 - Keys to Academic Success: Unlock Your Potential (Grades 7-8) $275 Southlake Campus
7-8:30 p.m. CFSP 71 - Grammar: The Magic Lens - Part I (Grades 6-8) $275 Southlake Campus
7-8:30 p.m. CFSP 83 - Creative Writing I (Grades 6-8) $275 Southlake Campus
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