Advanced Content



Nickajack offers Advanced English Language Arts and Reading and Advanced Math for qualifying 4th and 5th grade students. Qualification is determined by an ability measure (CogAT), an achievement measure (Iowa or Milestones EOG) and classroom performance.  Click here for the qualification rubric (NOTE – Nickajack utilizes Option #1 to determine qualification for AC).

AC programmatic instruction includes accelerated pacing of spiraled material, performance tasks that extend grade-level standards and expectations, and an introduction to above grade-level standards and concepts. Strategies appropriate for advanced learners are incorporated into daily lessons.