Mission & Vision
Funded in part by an endowment from the Herberger Family and supported by ASU, the Gary K. Herberger Young Scholars Academy was founded to address the needs of academically and intellectually gifted students in the Phoenix area.
The mission of the Gary K. Herberger Young Scholars Academy is to provide profoundly gifted young people advanced educational opportunities commensurate with their abilities, strengths and interests.
Gary K. Herberger Young Scholars Academy forges an innovative, powerful, and effective model of education. As a leader in developing programs that serve highly gifted students, our students strive to be globally minded citizens who contribute to the community, the university, the state, and the world. Developing academic and emotional intelligences are central and critical in our efforts to keep pace with ever changing global concerns.