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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 2020-2021

4th Grade
Friday, October 23
Friday, October 30
Friday, November 6
Wednesday, November 11
Friday, November 20



3rd Grade
Friday, October 23
Friday, October 30
Friday, November 6
Tuesday, November 10
Friday, November 20


1st Grade

Friday, December 4
Friday, December 11
Friday, January 8
Friday, January 15
Friday, January 22



5th Grade
*District-wide testing for all 5th Grade students January 25 - 29


2nd Grade

Friday, February 5
Friday, February 19
Friday, February 26
Friday, March 19
Friday, March 26



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.

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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