Tuesday, September 26, 2017

2017-18 Elementary Gifted Services Timeline Grades 2 - 5

2017-18 Elementary Gifted Services Timeline Grades 2 - 5

It is also posted on the Office of Student Advancement Website under Important Dates at http://www.rochester.k12.mn.us/departments/curriculum___instruction/gifted_services/elementary/ 



Grades 2 and 4

·   Families of new-to-district second and fourth graders should contact their gifted specialist if they wish to have their child assessed for gifted services.
·   October 3:  Elementary Parent Informational Meeting 6:30 – 8:00 PM.  Kellogg Auditorium
·   January 29 – March 2, 2018:  CogAT administered to all grade 2 and 4 students.
·   Week of March 26, 2018:  Students notified of qualification for gifted services for following year.  Students who qualify for gifted services will begin classes in Fall 2018.
·   April 18, 2018:  Last day for Grade 2 and 4 students who did not qualify on the CogAT to request portfolio to qualify for gifted services for the 2018-19 academic year
·   April 19 – May 10, 2018:  Portfolios completed at school under supervision of gifted specialists
·   Week of May 14, 2018: Portfolios evaluated by a panel of gifted specialists
·   Week of May 29, 2018:  Portfolio qualification/non-qualification results communicated to families. 

Grade 3


·   Families of new-to-district third graders should contact their gifted specialist if they wish to have their child assessed for gifted services.
·   October 3:  Elementary Parent Informational Meeting 6:30 – 8:00 PM.  Kellogg Auditorium
·   April 18, 2018:  Last day for Grade 2 and 4 students who did not qualify on the CogAT to request portfolio to qualify for gifted services for the 2018-19 academic year
·   April 19 – May 10, 2018:  Portfolios completed at school under supervision of gifted specialists
·   Week of May 14, 2018: Portfolios evaluated by a panel of gifted specialists
·   Week of May 29, 2018:  Portfolio qualification/non-qualification results communicated to families. 


Grade 5

·   Families of new-to-district fifth graders should contact their gifted specialist if they wish to have their child assessed for gifted services.
·   October 3:  Elementary Parent Informational Meeting 6:30 – 8:00 PM.  Kellogg Auditorium
·   October 13:  Highly Gifted Middle School Program portfolio requests due
·   Oct. 16– Nov. 30, 2017  Portfolios completed at school under supervision of a gifted specialist
·   November 14:  Fifth Grade Open House for Highly Gifted Middle School Program.  6:30 – 8:00 at Friedell Middle School
·   Week of December 4, 2017:  Highly Gifted portfolios evaluated by a panel of gifted specialists 
·   Week of December 11, 2017:  All portfolio qualification/non-qualification results communicated to families.  Students who qualify for the Highly Gifted Middle School Program will be emailed an application. 
·   December 2017:  Students self-select middle school math courses for Grade 6 or Pre-Algebra (Single accelerated)
·   January 16, 2018:  Applications for Highly Gifted Middle School Program are due
·   January 18, 2018:  Middle school and RAMP meeting for parents and staff 6:30-8:00 PM in the Kellogg Middle School auditorium
·   Week of January 29th, 2018:  Families notified of status for Highly Gifted Middle School Program
·   Week of May 7, 2018:  Families are notified of Linear Algebra (Double Accelerated) middle school math placement by email

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