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Ricks Center

Ricks Center students from Early Childhood through Upper School

Ricks Center for Gifted Children

This is where we belong!

Ricks Center is a place for children who have strong convictions, who are more intense, more curious and more innovative than their peers. Ricks Center is a place for children who are deeply sensitive, funny, intelligent, passionate and more.

Upcoming Events

Open House

Do you want to learn more about Ricks Center? Are you looking for a school that has:

  • Classes for children in preschool through 8th grade
  • Low teacher-to-student ratio
  • A shared love of learning
  • Tailored curriculum at your child's pace
  • Caring faculty trained in gifted education

Join us for an Admissions Open House on Thursday, January 19th from 6:00-7:30 pm.

 For more information, or to RSVP, please email Amy Jacobs

in their own words 

"Ricks has pretty much made me who I am; I grew up here. I really love it so much. I feel like it has really given me a love for learning, and I always want to know more." --Francine age 13


"My favorite part about the Ricks Center is that you never go a day without doing something awesome."
--Ella age 8


"The teachers always find a way to get us interested and challenge us, so that we’re always learning."
--Holden age 13


"They help me feel proud because they help me through the work that I need to do, and it just makes me feel proud of myself like I can do anything."
--Tilly age 8


"Ricks offers kids an opportunity for leadership in every aspect of every moment of every day."
--Anne, Ricks Center parent


"To say that the teachers are skilled and bright and energetic is an understatement; they are really fantastic."
--Greg, Ricks Center parent