• 5-7 Identification Process
    Students in grades five through seven may participate in the highly capable identification process in the winter of each school year.  This comprehensive identification process uses multiple, objective assessments. 

    Assessments used for placement in this program are:
    • Phase I - Cognitive Abilities Test Form 7 (CogAT) (administered paper/pencil)
      • this is an assessment designed to measure a student's learned reasoning abilities in the three areas most linked to academic success: verbal, quantitative and non-verbal.  Please click here for more information.
    • Phase II - NWEA Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) computerized adaptive assessment in reading and mathematics.
    • Scales for Identifying Gifted Students (SIGS) Home Rating Scales Form - for students that qualify for Phase II
    • Scales for Identifying Gifted Students (SIGS) School Rating Scales Form  - for students that qualify for Phase II

    A multi-disciplinary selection committee will review the collected assessment data and make placement decisions.  Services will commence in the following school year. Note: Students being considered for 8th grade highly capable math, must have successfully completed Algebra I prior to enrollment. 

    Exit Process and Appeals
    For information on the exit process and/or appeals, please refer to the Highly Capable Program Forms page.
Last Modified on October 7, 2019