The Weiss School
The Weiss School is an independent, private school. We offer an alternative to Palm Beach County Elementary School Gifted Programs.
Our primary program addresses children's natural curiosity and desire to know why and how things work. The nurturing learning environment at The Weiss School encourages young learners to explore their world and to engage in creative problem-solving.
As an Independent Private Elementary School for gifted students situated in Palm Beach County, The Weiss School is focused on students who have accelerated learning capabilities. Our motto and mission is Inspiring Bright Minds.
We provide opportunities to engage curiosity and imagination by using projects as launch pads, enabling students to approach learning and exploration through the eyes of authors, historians, mathematicians, and scientists.
Our strategically designed Primary School program, set up as an alternative to the Palm Beach County Elementary Gifted Schools encompasses kindergarten, first and second grades for gifted students in a nurturing environment. This setting for our students facilitates the acquisition of values such as personal responsibility, concern for others, and commitment to functioning as beneficial members of society.
The Primary School program implements state-of-the-art technology through interdisciplinary best practices. We encourage children in these early grades to learn to work cooperatively, and to begin developing and using higher-level thinking skills.
Weiss gifted primary students have the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities and situations that incorporate various learning style preferences. This early step lays an important foundation for the learning styles assessment in second grade at The Weiss School.
Our engaging gifted kindergarten curriculum concentrates on the essentials of literacy, math, science, and social studies. The curriculum and teaching approach strategically meets each students’ individual needs.
Our gifted kindergarten program incorporates a thematic approach, linking different subject areas, maintaining continuity, and implementing real world applications. Kindergarten children learn to work cooperatively and utilize higher level thinking skills.
Balanced with academics are opportunities for our students to develop their fine and gross motor skills, to gain individual insight for self-awareness, to interact socially and attend weekly classes in the following:
Our first grade curriculum is strategically designed for our students. It helps them develop critical thinking skills, become problem-solvers, and learn to collaborate with their peers.
At The Weiss School we encourage creativity and inspire young, bright minds. Our first grade curriculum includes academic subjects such as language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Students learn and participate in art, foreign languages, music, Taekwondo, physical education, and technology.
Our second grade classes at The Weiss School continue to address the curious minds of our young, gifted students. We encourage their creativity and exploration, while offering second graders the opportunity to use advanced technology. Our second grade curriculum covers academic subjects including language arts, mathematics, reading, science, and social studies. Our second grade students also enjoy weekly classes in art, foreign languages, music, Taekwondo, physical education, and technology.
Our second grade curriculum is designed specifically for our young gifted students. Through the curriculum they explore and understand how things work, engage in creative problem-solving, and form collaborative peer relationships.