About the Gifted & Talented Program
In grades K-2 identified kinder, first, and second grade students receive GT services through a pull out service model once weekly. Young gifted learners focus their attention on different types of thinking:
- Deductive Thinking
- Inductive Thinking
- Creative Thinking
- Visual/Spatial Thinking
- Evaluative Thinking
- Critical Thinking
In grades 3-5 identified third, fourth, and fifth grade students receive GT services through a pull out service model once weekly. Upper elementary GT students focus their learning on:
- Systems Thinking
- Masterpieces and Mysteries of Mankind
- Eminent People and Philosophy
An intermediate GT student also has advanced experiences in literature, algebraic reasoning, Socratic seminar, and technology applications.
Refer Your Student for the GT Program
Staff members and parents can refer students for GT testing.
Please note, while a student may be evaluated for GT placement once annually, the nationally normed assessments administered are valid for up to two calendar years. Some assessments given during this test administration will be used to determine placement in future years.