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Gifted and Talented / SAS Home Page

Welcome to Hale Charter Academy's
Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) and  SAS (School for Advanced Studies)

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Our Program


Hale has a large population of identified gifted students. Each year, teachers obtain hours in professional development to support and improve educational opportunities for gifted students. Our teachers use a variety of strategies to meet the needs of our students and maintain rigorous classrooms in which each student is supported and expected to learn at high levels.


Please contact Hale’s Gifted Coordinator, Daksha Singh with any questions.


Upcoming Dates


Wednesday, October 16th- PSAT 


Thursday, October 17th- High School Night. *Flyer has been posted to the left*




The Conservatory of Fine Arts program is a 19-week Saturday morning instructional program for L.A. Unified students in grades 3-12. The student application process is available online and can be accessed at The Conservatory runs from October through March at California State University, Los Angeles. (No transportation is provided.) Students identified gifted/talented in the arts (dance, drama, voice or visual arts) have priority placement in the program and returning students have second priority; however, students who have arts potential, but are not yet identified as gifted/talented in the arts, are welcome to apply.


Please direct any questions about the Conservatory of Fine Arts to Dr. Nicole Niederdeppe, District Coordinator, at