Office of Academic Rigor

  • The Office of Academic Rigor works to develop the gifts and talents evident in our children by working with all of our stakeholders to create a wide range of engaging learning experiences that nurture our students’ social, academic, and emotional growth.

    "Fair isn't everyone getting the same thing; fair is everyone getting what they need in order to be successful."

  • 2017 Summer Enrichment Program @ William & Mary

    The Center for Gifted Education (CFGE) is accepting registrations for the 2017  Summer Enrichment Program (SEP). Session I will begin on Monday, June 26, 2017  and conclude on Friday, June 30, 2017, consisting of 5 consecutive days of  instruction. Session II will begin on Monday, July 10, 2017 and conclude on  Friday, July 14, 2017, consisting of 5 consecutive days of instruction. The
    Summer program will be located at the William & Mary Mason School of Business located at 101 Ukrop Way, Williamsburg, VA 23185.

    SEP is an academically challenging program with an emphasis on inquiry-based learning for students enrolled in grades K-9. SEP is not meant to supplant the regular school curriculum; rather, it recognizes the importance of allowing
    able students to explore additional specialized areas of science, mathematics, humanities, and the arts.

    The program’s brochure is accessible through the Center’s website at

Contact Information

  • Ms. Valerie Tuck
    Senior Coordinator

    The Rosemont Center
    7000 West Tanners Creek Drive
    Room 318
    Norfolk, VA 23513

    Office Hours
    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Phone (757) 852-4674
    Fax (757) 852-4677


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    Courtroom Law semi-final in District Court. This year's finalists are Ghent School and The Academy of Discovery at Lakewood.


    Students in Courtroom Law      Students in ourtroom Law

  • Lakewood's Winning FPS Teams

    FPS Winning Teams

    Teams from Academy of Discovery at Lakewood recently competed in the Future Problem Solvers competition and came back with 1st and 2nd Place in the Junior Division.

    ADL 1st Place Team     ADL 2nd Place Team