All students are of value with the right to achieve the highest level of academic development. Students who possess the potential and/or demonstrate the capacity to excel academically require a differential educational environment which challenges, enriches, and accelerates beyond the core curriculum.
Goals of the Programs
Gifted/talented students (top 1-3%) and high ability students (4-20%) need special educational opportunities to meet their academic needs. Accelerate and/or compact the mastery of curriculum skills.
The programs shall:
The identification committee offers these programs to students who qualify based upon the following criteria:
Elementary Identification for the AE Program (K-5)
Middle School Identification for the Honors and High School Credit Classes (6-8)
High School Identification for the AP Program (9-12)
The students in these programs will:
A student or parent may make an appeal for program eligibility. The person making the appeal should put the request in writing and give it to the building principal. The principal will review the student's data and schedule a meeting with the parent and student. If the student is still considered ineligible, the parent can make an appeal to the high ability coordinator.