Children may be referred on an ongoing basis; based on the following:
∑ teacher recommendation,
∑ parent/guardian request,
∑ others familiar with a studentís potential or performance (e.g., psychologist, guidance counselor, principal, gifted coordinator, community member; and
∑ performance on district-wide standardized tests of ability and achievement.
Referral forms are available in all buildings (main office/guidance office) and on the District web site. Upon receipt of a referral, the District will:
∑ secure permission from the parent and/or guardian for testing,
∑ schedule the student for assessment; and
∑ provide for at least two opportunities a year for assessment.
After assessment for screening/identification:
∑ notify parent and/or guardian about the results of any screening or assessment instrument within 30 days; and
∑ notify the parent and/or guardian about the appeal procedure.
Please go to the Teacher and Parent Resources and Forms Link on the Sidebar to get Parent or Teacher Referral forms.