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Ricks Center for Gifted Children

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Ricks Center

About Us

Ricks Center is a school dedicated to gifted children.

We provide nationally recognized gifted education ranging from ages three years old (preschool) through eighth grade, who demonstrate exceptional, differentiated abilities and learning needs.

Our mission is to educate the whole child.  We strive to provide a dynamic and challenging educational environment that anticipates and responds to the individual intellectual, social, emotional, physical, aesthetic, and cognitive needs of gifted children.

At a glance:

  • Ricks Center was founded in 1984
  • Student profile Preschool-8th grade
  • Student/faculty ratio 10:1
  • Teacher Experience 15 years
  • Memberships and Accreditations
  • 2018-2019 tuition
    • Preschool and PreK $16,250
    • Kindergarten - 4th grade $20,200
    • 5th-8th grade $20,400
  • Financial aid 
    • 30-35% of families receive financial assistance
    • Awards range from 10-80%
    • Students in PreK can participate in the DPP program for additional financial assistance
    • Financial aid can also be applied to our before and after care programs as well as our school days of