Gifted Program Qualification Requirements

  • To Qualify, Student Must Meet the State Requirements of Option A or B:

     

    Option A — Meet both requirements:

     

    Grades K-2:

    1. Mental Ability:  99th percentile Composite
    2. Achievement:  90th percentile or better in Total Math, Total Reading, or Composite (Core)


    Grades 3-12:

    1. Mental Ability:  96th percentile or better Composite
    2. Achievement:  90th percentile or better in Total Math, Total Reading, or Composite (Core)

     

     


    Option B — Meet three of four requirements:

     

    Grades K-12

    1. Mental Ability: 96th percentile or better in Composite, Verbal, Non-verbal or Quantitative
    2. Achievement: 90th percentile or better in Total Math, Total Reading, or Composite (Core)
    3. Motivation:  Grades K-5: 90th percentile or better on teacher observation form; Grades 6-12: 3.5 GPA in core academic courses over previous two years
    4. Creativity:  90th percentile or better on Torrance Test of Creative Thinking