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Gifted & Talented

Check Out our Westlake GT Newsletter! 

Our School’s GT Coordinator Contact Information

Caitlyn Mogensen Email: 

When is GT testing in my school?

Universal Screening: In Adams 12 Five Star Schools, 2nd and 6th graders who are not already identified GT participate in the Universal Screening process for potential gifted and talented identification. Find more detailed information regarding Universal Screening in the Five Star District.

Important dates for the Universal Screening process at our school:

* 6th grade Screener date: November 4th, 2021

* Whole school testing date is January 26th, 2022

Parent/Staff/Student GT Recommendation: All students can participate in the GT identification process by submitting a complete body of evidence. Find more detailed information regarding the GT recommendation process in the Five Star District.

If you are interested in having your child be considered for the GT identification process you need to contact your GT Coordinator and complete this google form:

Gifted & Talented Program Offerings

Advanced Curriculum & Extended Learning:  “The Vehicle”
Provides the depth and complexity needed to ensure meaningful academic growth
Our school offerings include: Honors 6-8 Math, Honors 7-8 LA,  Honors 7-8 Science

Differentiated Learning Pathways:  “The Roadmap”
Provides an education at the appropriate level of readiness and challenge
Our school offerings include: Acceleration in Math

Individualized Opportunities & Enrichment:  “The Customized Options”
Actively engages and motivates through interests and meaningful learning opportunities
Our school offerings include: Choice projects based on ALP goals, clubs such as MathCounts, Spelling Bee, Hour of Code, Newspaper, NaNoWriMo, Drama, Talent Show, Lego/Robotics, Geography Bee, Art Club, Student Council, WEB

Social-Emotional Learning:  “The Destination”
Focuses on developing the whole child by balancing empowerment and accountability
Our school offerings include: Counseling Groups

Adams 12 Gifted and Talented Parent Group Page Link: