Students who score a the 97th percentile on an the Cognitive Abilities Test (Or another approved test) will be placed in the appropriate program. The test has three areas (verbal, quantitative, and spacial thinking). Students scoring at the 95th percentile in verbal or quantitative will be placed on a provisional basis.
Testing:Students currently enrolled in a Deer Valley school have the opportunity to be tested for gifted identification at their home school three times a year. Spring testing will be held at Copper Creek March/April. This testing is for placement for the next school year. The majority of testing is done at this time. Classroom teachers will have information regarding testing. Please note: Student may only be tested once during a 12 month period.
Testing for the 2018-19 School Year:Fall testing for this school year will take place during the week of Aug. 27, 2018. This testing session is for students who are new to Greenbrier and/or who have not been tested during the previous calendar year and for current students who have been recommended and have not been tested in the previous calendar year. Forms for permission to test will be sent home to those students during the week of Aug. 20, 2018.The next testing session will take place in January 2018.Spring Testing will take Place April-May 2019.If you have questions regarding testing please contact Greenbrier's Gifted Service Specialist at602-467-5525.