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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 2021-2022

4th Grade
Friday, September 17
Friday, September 24
Friday, October 1
Friday, October 15


3rd Grade
Friday, September 17
Friday, September 24
Friday, October 1
Friday, October 8
Friday, October 15


2nd Grade

*Tentative Testing Dates*
The week of November 8 - 12



5th Grade

*District-wide testing for all 5th Grade students January 24 - 28


1st Grade
Friday, January 28
Friday, February 4
Friday, February 11
Friday, February 18
Friday, February 25


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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