Talent Development



Gifted teachers offer talent development services in order to address the needs of high ability learners and provide opportunities for all students to learn to think critically and creatively.

Who are highly able students?

Students who do not qualify for gifted services but have excellent scores on:

  • Iowa- total reading, math or composite
  • CogAT – verbal, quantitative, and /or composite
  • Milestones
  • Other data as identified at school


How is Talent Development provided?

  • Small group pull-out


Student selection based on determined need

  • Academic extension problem solving
  • Creativity Development
  • Logical reasoning