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Teacher Reaches Into ABC Mystery Box During Group Circle Gifted Kindergarten Class

Self-Contained Gifted (SCG) Kindergarten Program

Self-Contained Gifted Kindergarten classes are designed for high-achieving gifted and talented students. Students work beyond grade level with intellectual peers and are taught by teachers who are Early Childhood Certified and hold a Gifted Endorsement.

Students in this specialized kindergarten also participate in the school’s special areas and are included in all grade-level activities and field trips.

  • Accelerated curriculum
  • Shared inquiry/Socratic questioning
  • Problem-based learning
  • Elements of reasoning
  • Technology integration
  • Emphasis on critical and creative thinking
  • Individualization
  • Core content/enrichment

Gifted kindergartners are also served in the Gifted Cluster classes.

Note to Parents:

Parents must provide their own transportation; transportation is not provided.

Transitioning from Gifted Preschool and Self-Contained Kindergarten into the Elementary programs

Testing and application process for Gifted Preschool and Self-Contained Kindergarten

Qualifications for Self-Contained Gifted Kindergarten

To qualify for theSelf-Contained Gifted Kindergarten program, students must have:

  1. Scores (on a state-approved gifted test) of 97 percentile or higher in one of these three areas:
    • Verbal,
    • Quantitative, and/or
    • Non-verbal
  2. IQ of 128 or higher

Locations

Contact Gifted

Karen Brown

DIRECTOR OF GIFTED EDUCATION

Jessica Lindberg

ADMIN ASSISTANT V/DIRECTOR

Phaedria Begay

GIFTED TESTING TECHNICIAN IV