Middle School

The middle school gifted service represents an extensive offering that shows our continued commitment to gifted education. The Mason City School District continues to strive to provide the best possible service to meet the needs of our gifted students. With that goal in mind, Mason Middle School annually analyzes and evaluates its offerings for students as they prepare for high school and beyond and to that end the school has developed the following service plan for gifted.

Mason Middle School Gifted Student Offerings:

  • Opportunity to earn high school credit over the next two years. The following course options are available in order for Mason Middle School students to have greater access to high school credit course options (i.e. up to 1.0 credit Spanish, 1.0 credit math, and an additional .5 credit in health, art, band, chorus, orchestra, and study skills). Some Mason Middle students can earn up to 2.5 high school credits before entering Mason High School.
  • Academic enrichment options (see middle school website for additional information).
  • Honors Math for gifted students who qualify.
  • Differentiated instruction in the classroom.
  • A variety of clubs and /or activities which will enhance leadership skills and/or sharpen academic passions (i.e. Student Council, National Junior Honor Society, a service organization - Kiwanis Builders Club, Power of the Pen, Math Counts, etc.) Clubs will vary based on student interest and advisor availability.

The middle school gifted service represents an extensive offering that shows Mason's continued commitment to gifted education.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our principal, Lauren Gentene, or our gifted administrator, Nicole Dietrich.


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