Once my student is eligible to receive gifted services, will he/she always receive service?

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A student may continue in the program if he/she meets the following criteria at the end of each school year:

 

ELEMENTARY (K-5):

  1. A student must meet ONE of the following criteria:
  • Achieve a grade of Satisfactory on the end of year gifted resource report card, or
  • Maintain achievement at or above the 85th percentile rank in at least one identified area of strength on one of the two most recent Measures of Academic Progress (MAP), or
  • Demonstrate a pattern of grades exceeding expectations (scores of 4) in at least one identified area of strength on his/her final report card, or
  • Score as Distinguished in at least one identified area of strength on the most recent GMAS (3rd-5th)

MIDDLE (6-8):

  1. A student must meet ONE of the following criteria:
  • Achieve a final grade of 4 or higher in gifted resource Connections (if taken), or
  • Maintain achievement at or above the 85th percentile rank in at least one identified area of strength on one of the two most recent Measures of Academic Progress (MAP), or
  • Achieve an IB score of 6 in at least one identified area of strength, or
  • Score as Distinguished in at least one identified area of strength on the most recent GMAS

HIGH (9-12):

  1. A student must meet ONE of the following criteria:
  • Maintain achievement at or above the 85th percentile rank in at least one identified area of strength on one of the two most recent Measures of Academic Progress (MAP), or
  • Achieve an IB score of 4 or higher in an advanced content class (AP, IB, accelerated) in at least one identified area of strength, or
  • Achieve an IB score of 6 or higher in a general education class in at least one identified area of strength

 

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