12465 Warwick Boulevard,    Newport News, VA 23606  Phone: (757) 591-4500

 

 

Overview of Gifted Services Program

Elementary/Middle School

Primary TAG

Grades K-2

  • All elementary schools
  • Pull-out for 45 minutes to one hour twice a  week
  • teacher recommendation/gifted characteristics
  • aptitude test
  • classroom performance
  • parental assessment  

Specific Abilities in Major Subjects (SAMS) Program for High-Ability Learners

Grades 3-5

  • All elementary schools
  • Pull out for 45 minutes to one hour per week
  • norm testing results in content area
  • academic achievement
  • subject to modification within schools

Full-time Gifted Programs

ENRICHMENT GIFTED PROGRAM Grades 1-2 at specific elementary sites

  • Full time sites in selected elementary schools
  • teacher evaluation of gifted characteristics
  • parent evaluation of gifted characteristics
  • aptitude test
  • classroom performance

GIFTED SERVICES PROGRAM Grades 3-8

  • Full time centers in selected elementary and middle schools
  • teacher evaluation of gifted characteristics
  • parent evaluation of gifted characteristics
  • aptitude test
  • achievement tests
  • classroom performance