The GATE Institute

Welcome to The GATE Institute

  • Welcome!

    The GATE Institute at Hug High School is the collaboration of Washoe County School District's Gifted and Talented Education Programs and Hug High School. The collaboration blends gifted programming with a comprehensive high school experience.


    The mission of the Department of Gifted and Talented Education Programs is to provide identified gifted and talented students differentiated instruction that is commensurate with their exceptional abilities through a wide spectrum of curricular and instructional gifted services and opportunities. To meet the advanced learning needs, the District will provide programming that is intellectually and academically rigorous, fosters creativity, and provides social and emotional support.


    Don't miss out! Applications are online and due January 1st for the 2020-2021 school year! See in "Quick Links" below.

    The GATE Institute Includes:

    • Individualized Programming and Scheduling
    • AP Capstone Diploma
    • Advanced academic pathways that includes integrated math, 4 year AP English pathway and dual enrollment
    • Dual-Enrollment with the Health Science Academy & the partnership with UNR's School of Medicine
    • GATE Support
      • GT endorsed teachers
      • GATE facilitator
      • GATE high school counselor
      • Social Emotional Learning (SEL) for gifted learners
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Contact Us

  • GATE High School Facilitator

    Judith Lombard Currier

    Phone: 775-789-3474

    GATE Office

    Phone: 775-789-3420



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Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web-Accessibility

  • The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities.  For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility page.

    For more information, visit the Civil Rights Compliance Department page.

    El Distrito prohíbe la intimidación, la intimidación cibernética, el acoso, el acoso sexual, la discriminación y / o las represalias en cualquiera de sus programas / actividades educativas, empleo y oportunidades de empleo. Para obtener la declaración completa del Aviso de No Discriminación del Distrito, así como los métodos para abordar preguntas e inquietudes, visite nuestra página de Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility

    Para más información visite   Civil Rights Compliance Department page.