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Identification and Assessment Grades K-5

Testing for Gifted And Talented Program Fall 2021

The Advanced Academics Program would like to welcome parents and students to a new 2020- 21 school year. The Department will be implementing a new testing calendar to identify and assess students for the Gifted and Talented program. If your child exhibits gifted characteristics, you may nominate your son/daughter for the program. Parents are requested to complete the Permission to Test Form, Nomination Form and Parent Checklist. The Gifted and Talented program at Canutillo ISD will follow a new schedule for testing and referrals. The GT testing window for first to fifth grade students is from August 2 through September 1, 2021. In addition, all kindergarten students will be screened in December 2021. We will have another testing opportunity in the spring semester. District referrals can be initiated by parents, teachers or students. If you have any questions, please contact the Advanced Academics Department for additional information.


El Programa Académico Avanzado desea dar la bienvenida a los padres y estudiantes a un nuevo año escolar 2020-21. El Departamento implementará un nuevo calendario de pruebas para identificar y evaluar a los estudiantes para el programa de Dotados y Talentosos. Si su hijo exhibe características de superdotado, es posible que desee nominar a su hijo / a para el programa. Se solicita a los padres que completen el formulario de permiso para examinar, el formulario de nominación y la lista de verificación para padres. El programa para estudiantes dotados y talentosos de Canutillo ISD seguirán un nuevo calendario de pruebas y nominaciones. El período de evaluación de GT para estudiantes de primero a quinto grado es del 2 de agosto al 1 de septiembre de 2021. También, los estudiantes de jardín de infantes serán evaluados en diciembre de 2021. Los estudiantes tendrán otra oportunidad durante el semestre de la primavera para ser evaluados. Las recomendaciones del distrito pueden ser iniciadas por padres, maestros o estudiantes. Si tiene alguna pregunta, por favor se pueden comunicar con el Departamento de Estudios Avanzados para obtener información adicional. 




Elementary Gifted and Talented Program

First through 5th grade GT students are served through a pullout program. Students are instructed by an elementary GT specialist twice a week.  Students who qualify for GT services will participate in a research based Pull Out Program or Remote Learning program that provides for many challenging learning opportunities.  Grades students receive in GT class will be incorporated into their regular classroom grade.  The exact schedule for GT instruction will be determined after all testing is complete. 

Students qualify for GT services using a combination of qualitative and quantitative measures to include a non-verbal intelligence test, achievement test, portfolios, and parent/teacher observations.  The campus Screening and Identification Committee reviews and evaluates all of the screening criteria for each nominated student.