Academic Requirements for Gifted Magnet Program

These requirements are effective for the 2015-2016 school and subsequent school years.

Continued Participation – Student must continue to demonstrate a need* for an accelerated curriculum to remain enrolled in a gifted magnet program.

Re-Entry to a Gifted Magnet Site – Student must demonstrate a need* for an accelerated curriculum. Student may return on the first day of school in August of any given school year for which the student meets criteria and county deadline dates for re-admission.

Entry after a delay (greater than a year after initially meeting the magnet entry criteria) – Student must demonstrate a need* for an accelerated curriculum. Student may enter on the first day of school in August of any given school year for which the student meets criteria and county deadline dates for admission.

*Demonstrating a Need:
The student demonstrates a need for a gifted accelerated curriculum by showing consistent above grade level performance across the core curriculum.
Criteria to be considered:

  • Unweighted GPA of 2.5 or higher as determined by the three most recent grading periods
  • For Re-Entry to a Magnet site OR Entry after a delay: Unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher as determined by the three most recent grading periods
  • GPA based on the following:
    o    Gr. 2 & 3 – ELA, math
    o    Gr. 4 & 5 – ELA, math, science, social studies
    o    Gr. 6-8 – ELA, math, science, social studies, world language
    o    Gr. 9-12 – ELA, math, science, social studies, world language
  • Most recent state testing level 4 or above in reading and math (or scores at the 90%ile on other reading and math norm-referenced group achievement tests)



Monday
10/15/2018 - End of 1st Quarter

Friday
10/19/2018 - Professional Day - No classes

Thursday
10/25/2018 - Elementary Parents Coffee and Conversation

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