Hi, My son is in 5th grade and in public school in the US. Overall very good gifted student. We tried once so far to get him into a top private school in our state (nationally top 10 also) but were unsuccessful. Wondering if going to a good private school provides a leg up vs. public school for eventual Ivy admit and whether we should keep trying to get him in?
Also, as far as passion is concerned we are confused on what all we need to expose him to in order to ensure he develops a passion and eventual “spike” when the time comes in high school. Choices are endless. Are we thinking way too early or parents do start at middle school about preparing a roadmap to Ivy?