Science & Arts Academy to host spring admissions visit on May 9

Science & Arts Academy (SAA), an independent school for gifted students in Des Plaines, is hosting an in-person event for prospective parents on Thursday, May 9, starting at 9 a.m. This event is especially designed for parents who may be exploring educational options for their bright child(ren).

Prospective parents will have the opportunity to hear from Director of Enrollment Mindy Hildebrandt and Dr. Ama Thompson, director of Assessment, Curriculum, and Instruction, to learn more about gifted children and how their needs are met within this unique school environment. Guests will hear about SAA’s approach to gifted education, tour the school to see differentiation in action, and engage with current parents and students.

Hildebrandt, encourages prospective parents to attend this event and learn more about Science & Arts Academy by experiencing it in person. ”

We are pleased to offer an opportunity this spring for prospective families to visit the school and see teaching and learning in action, meet our students, and hear from parents. ”

Families who are interested in learning more about how gifted children thrive at Science & Arts Academy are invited to register for this event on the school's website at

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