Secondary Gifted and Talented


  • Secondary Gifted and Talented Services

    Grades 7-8: The annual identification process of gifted and talented students has opened.  There are two testing dates available to middle school students this year regardless of which school you will attend in the fall.  The first date is Tuesday, June 5th and will take place at Dawson Middle School.  Students must be signed up on the Google form below based on the school that the student will attend the following year and all materials must be turned in by Friday, May 18th at 4:00 PM.  The second date will be Tuesday, August 7th and will take place at Carroll Middle School.  The window to sign up for this date will close Thursday, August 2nd at 4:00 PM for DMS and Friday, August 3rd at 4:00 PM for CMS.

    Students will be assessed initially using the CogAT and ITBS tests.  This testing will begin promptly at 9:00 AM and conclude at 4:00 PM.  There are no preparation materials available for these assessments.  In addition to the testing, students entering grades 7th and 8th who have not yet been identified as gifted and talented must be nominated by a parent, teacher, counselor, community member, or themselves.

    To begin the identification process, please click on the link below, fill out the online form and the attached questionnaire and return it to either Carroll Middle School or Dawson Middle School no later than Friday, May 18th at 4:00 PM for the first date, and Thursday, August 2nd at 4:00 PM for the second date.

     

    Grades 9-12: The annual identification process of gifted and talented students has opened.  There are two testing dates available to CHS and CSHS students this year.

    • Students must be signed up on the Google form and a referral form must be completed and turned in no later than May 9, 2018 for current CISD students. Test date will be June 11, 2018 and will take place at CHS.
    • Students must be signed up on the Google form and a referral form must be completed and turned in no later than July 31, 2018 for students new to CISD.  Test date will be August 6, 2018 and will take place at CHS.
    • Students will be assessed initially using the CogAT and ITBS tests.  This testing will begin promptly at 9 AM and conclude at 4 PM.  There are no preparation materials available for these assessments.
    • To begin the identification process, please click on the link below, fill out the online form and the attached questionnaire and return it to CHS (Attention: Karen Otto) no later than May 9th at 4 PM.

    Please contact Karen Otto for Grades 9 and 10 and Sarah Crombar-Thomas for Grades 11 and 12 if you have any questions.

     

    Transfer Students: Transfer students who have previously received Gifted and Talented services will be considered for services in CISD within one month from the date of registration or within one month of the first day of school if registration occurs in the summer. Gifted and Talented records will be requested from the previous school to determine if additional assessment is required.

     G/T Testing Information