Rancho Las Positas Elementary School


The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District provides a Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) Program. Rancho receives allocated funds to help meet the needs of identified GATE students. If you have any questions about the GATE program, please contact Rancho's GATE coordinator, Laura Miller, at lmiller@lvjusd.k12.ca.us.

Services to the GATE students are primarily provided by differentiated learning experiences in the classroom, during the regular school day curriculum. Rancho’s GATE program engages students in a wide range of extracurricular activities and field trips. Past events have included art classes taught by local artists, stock market computer game, Space Night with NASA speaker, board game socials, and field trips to the Chabot Science Center.

GATE Helpful Websites

California Association for the Gifted
National Association for Gifted Children
Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth
Education Program for Gifted Youth Academic
Talent Development Program