Gifted Program

  • Department Stats

    • 8 teachers across all buildings
    • Average of 140 referrals per year
    • 415 students currently in the program (2023-24) 

    Process for Identifying Gifted Students

    1. Students enter the process through:

    • Universal Screening of second graders
    • Teacher referrals
    • Parent referrals

    2. Students referred move on to a multidisciplinary evaluation:

    • Full battery of intelligence and achievement testing
    • Parent/Teacher input
    • Objective district qualification standards
    • Results shared through Gifted Written Report

     3. Students who qualify_____:

    • are assigned a gifted case manager
    • receive a Gifted Individualized Education Plan (GIEP)
    • are offered Enrichment and/or acceleration in the areas of ELA, Math, and/or Science
      • Subject/grade level acceleration is determined on a case-by-case basis

Gifted By School Level

  • Gifted in Elementary Schools

  • Gifted in Middle Schools

  • Gifted in High School

PA Department of Education

  • Chapter 16 of the Pennsylvania State Education Guidelines mandates districts to identify academically gifted students and provide gifted services in the form of enrichment and/or acceleration based on student strengths. Find more information by clicking here.

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Gifted Education can be found by clicking here.

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