• Frequently Asked Questions about Gifted Identification

     What is a gifted learner?

    Florida’s current definition of giftedness is: One who has superior intellectual development and is capable of high performance.

     How can students be nominated for gifted consideration?

    A student may be nominated for gifted screening by a parent/guardian, the student, a teacher, and/or as a result of a review of achievement data.

     How do parents/guardians make their request for screening?

    Requests for gifted screening are made in writing to the principal’s designee. 

     What happens after a student is screened?

    Parents/guardians will be notified of the results of the screening. Students who earn a requisite score on the screener will receive the Gifted Informed Notice/Consent for Evaluation. Once the signed consent form is returned to the school, the student is referred for an individual intellectual assessment with the school psychologist.