Pre-Advanced Placement courses for identified gifted and other high potential/high performing students are offered at the Russellville Middle and Junior High Schools in Math, Science, English, and Social Studies. AP US History is offered in the 9th grade at Russellville Junior High School. The rigor of these classes offers students an opportunity to experience a differentiated curriculum at an advanced level. Classes are accelerated through in-depth study and enriched through content appropriate critical and creative problem-solving processes. Pre-AP teachers have received College Board Summer Institute training.