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Gifted Requirements
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Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Gifted Requirements

Gifted Program

Procedures for Determining Eligibility


Program Challenge (Douglas County's gifted program), as mandated by Georgia law, provides services to identified gifted students.  A school Eligibility Committee recieves referrals from school personnel or parents and determines eligibility for testing.  Students are evaluated in mental ability, achievement, creativity, and motivation and must meet either three of the four criteria or score in the 99th percentile (grades K-2) or the 96th percentile (grades 3-12) on the composite or full scale score of a standardized mental ability test and meet the achievement criteria.  Students are served through diffrentiated curriculum in the resource room or advanced content.  At least one teacher serves every school.  Additional information provided upon request. 


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