A student is considered screened for gifted identification when he or she is first evaluated using a state-approved instrument for gifted identification. The referral form to request testing can be found here: Gifted Referral From
Per state guidelines, the district will provide whole-grade screening opportunities in Grade 2 and Grade 5 in the areas of superior cognitive ability, specific academic ability in math and reading, and creative thinking ability using state-approved assessments and criteria.
The district will screen students individually referred for gifted identification within 90 days of referral by a trained individual using state-approved assessments and criteria.
In the case of students who are referred but do not qualify on the initial screening, a second opportunity to be assessed with a different state-approved instrument will be provided within the school year. Students referred or eligible for reassessment after March 31st will be rescheduled prior to or during the month of October.