What are the criteria for gifted eligibility in Georgia?

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A student may qualify for gifted services in Georgia under the following conditions:

a. Scores at the 99th percentile (K-2) or at or above the 96th percentile (grades 3-12) on the overall composite or full-scale score of a mental ability test AND at or above the 90th percentile on the total battery, total math or total reading section of an achievement test, OR

b. Meets multiple criteria in any three of the four areas evaluated in Georgia: mental ability (at or above 96th percentile), achievement (at or above 90th percentile), creativity (at or above 90th percentile), or motivation (at or above 90th percentile).