District-Wide ASPIRE Academy Information | Class of 2022 Profile

Grapevine High School is pleased to house the ASPIRE Academy high school program. Instruction designed to meet the unique academic and affective needs of highly gifted students is offered through two core  disciplines each year: English and social studies. All ASPIRE courses align with NAGC standards as well as College Board standards.

Following are the current ASPIRE high school teachers and classes. Clicking on the teacher's name will direct you to that teacher's website.

9th grade
ASPIRE English I Advanced, Emily Ramser
ASPIRE AP Human Geography, Kim Lackey

10th grade
ASPIRE AP English II Advanced, Tim Spitsberg
ASPIRE AP Modern World History, Amanda Guthrie

11th grade
ASPIRE AP English Language and Composition, Emily Ramser
ASPIRE AP US History,  Amanda Guthrie
ASPIRE AP Seminar, Dianna Trang or Amy Elliott

12th grade
ASPIRE AP English Literature and Composition, Tim Spitsberg
ASPIRE AP U.S. Government, Mike Otto
ASPIRE AP Microeconomics, Mike Otto
ASPIRE AP Seminar, Dianna Trang or Amy Elliott
ASPIRE AP Research, Tim Spitsberg or Emily Ramser