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Welcome to HEIGHTS!  
   
HEIGHTS:
Helping to Enrich the Intellectually Gifted through Higher level Thinking Skills

Alamo Heights identifies and serves elementary students who demonstrate general intellectual ability identified by:
*learning potential tests
*behavior checklist
Goals
*To assist students to become self-directed learners.
*To provide students with a curriculum that is a blending of advanced content and thinking skills.
*To provide opportunities for students to work in interest areas.
*To encourage students to become creative producers.
*To assist students in developing a keener awareness  of their own talents, a positive self-concept, and an appreciation of their value to self and others.


HEIGHTS Testing Dates 2019-2020

3rd & 4th Grade
September 11th at 6:00 in the Cambridge Library 
        HEIGHTS GT Testing Informational Meeting for 
3rd & 4th Grade Parents.
Parent and Teacher Referrals due by September 12, 2019
Testing Dates for 4th Grade - September 13, September 20, September 27, October 4, and October 18
Testing Dates for 3rd Grade - October 11, October 25, November 1, November 8, and November 15


2nd Grade
November 13th at 6:00 in the Cambridge Library
 
        HEIGHTS GT Testing Informational Meeting for 2nd and 1st Grade
Parents
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Parent and Teacher Referrals due by November 18th, 2019.
Testing Dates for 2nd Grade: November 21, November 22, December 2, December 3, and December 13.



5th Grade
*District-wide testing for all 5th Grade students- January 13 - 17, 2020



1st Grade
November 13th at 6:00 in the Cambridge Library
        HEIGHTS GT Testing Informational Meeting for 1st and 2nd Grade Parents.
Parent and Teacher Referrals due by January 9, 2020
Testing Dates for 1st Grade: February 7, February 21, February 28, March 6, and March 20


GT Consideration and Appeals 

GT Consideration: All parents who want to have their children formally considered for the Alamo Heights ISD Gifted & Talented Program must follow campus procedures for initial evaluation.  Outside testing will only be considered if your child has gone through the formal process in place with Alamo Heights ISD for the current school year.
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Appeal Process: After reviewing the Student Summary Profile Sheet, you may have concerns about placement.

*Contact the G/T Department and request an appeal form.

*Complete and submit an appeal form within 15 days of selection committee notification.

*Selection committee will review the appeal and notify parents of decision.

*Parents must declare outside testing intent within 15 days of appeal decision. 

*For current students, outside testing results must be submitted by May 1st of the current school year.

 

Contact:
HEIGHTS Office  832-5844


 
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