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  • Transportation will be provided to all Gifted Magnet Program students who apply and are accepted beginning August 2020. Please visit D11.org/GMP for more information.

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  • You are invited to our Middle School & Elementary School GMP information meetings:

    Parent Information Night for Elementary GMP:  2020 Elementary Magnet Program Flyer

    Folleto del programa de imán para alumnos de primaria en español

    Elementary Parent Information Night for both Stratton and Fremont Elementaries

    • Thursday, February 27, 2020 6-7 p.m. in the D-11 Board Room (1115 N. El Paso St., 80903). 

    Elementary GMP shadowing appointments can be made by calling the Gifted Resource Teacher at each school site:

    • Fremont Elementary      Melissa Phillips, GRT         Melissa.Phillips@D11.org        (719)328-5600
    • Stratton Elementary      Beth Graber, GRT              Elizabeth.Graber@D11.org     (719)328-3400

     

    Parent Information Night for Middle School GMP: 

    2020 Middle School Flyer     En Espanol

    • January 22, 2020   6-7 pm       West Middle School       1920 W. Pikes Peak Ave., 80904
    • January 30, 2020   6-7 pm      Sabin Middle School       3605 N. Carefree Cir., 80917

    MS GMP shadowing appointments for February 3-February 28, 2020 are being scheduled now. Please contact the Gifted Resource Teacher at each school site to make an appointment.

    • Sabin MS     Becky Marsh, GRT     Rebecca.Marsh@D11.org     (719)328-7075
    • West MS      Beth Graber, GRT      Elizabeth.Graber@D11.org   (719)328-4926

     

    If you missed or are unable to attend an information meeting and would like more information, please contact the school directly to schedule an appointment.

    Applications to enroll in the Gifted Magnet Program for the 2020-2021 school year can be found at www.D11.org/GMP

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  • The Cognitive Abilities Test, (CogAT-7), was administered online to all second grade students in District 11 during the months of October and November.

    Score reports will be mailed to parents of these students in January. Second grade students who enroll after the testing window will be assessed individually through May.

    The CogAT measures general reasoning abilities in three domains: verbal, quantitative, and nonverbal. The universal screening process, facilitated by Educational and Data Support Services and the Gifted and Talented Department, allows for all 2nd grade students to participate in a cognitive assessment where individual results can help recognize exceptional ability and/or gifted potential. The scores, reported in national percentiles by age using the most current norms, provide a cognitive snapshot helping parents and school staff better understand individual learners. Teachers and administrators will have access to student scores in December.  Individual student score reports will be mailed to the parent/guardian address on file. Students who complete all three sections of the assessment will receive a score profile. A brief description of the child’s learned reasoning abilities can be found when entering the profile on the following website: https://www.riversideinsights.com/apps/cogat 

    Parents/Guardians should contact the Gifted & Talented Resource Teacher or Principal at their child’s school to opt the child out and not have them take the Cognitive Abilities Test. 

    Click here to download the CogAT 2nd Grade Universal Assessment Notification for Parents/Guardians

    Descargue la carta de notificación para padres para la evaluación de habilidades cognitivas de segundo grado 2019.


     

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