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Gifted and Talented Eligibility

In Order to be Eligible

Students must score at or above the 96th percentile Qualify in at least 2 of the following 3 Dimensions.

  • Dimension A Reasoning Abilities (one of the following)
    • Criterion: (3rd - 12th grades) 93rd percentile or better on Verbal/ Linguistic
    • Nonverbal/Quantitative/ Mathematical, and/ or a composite of the three section(s) of a nationally normed test of academic aptitude
  • Dimension B High Achievement in Reading or Math (one of the following)
    • Criterion: 94th percentile or better on Reading Comprehension
    • Total Math section of a nationally normed test (such as MAP) of academic achievement
    • Meet the cut off scores on the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)
  • Dimension C Intellectual/Academic Performance
    • Criterion for 2nd —5th Grades: Qualification on SC Performance Tasks (Project STAR)
      • Primary Performance Tasks taken in 2nd and 3rd grades
      • Intermediate Performance Tasks taken in 4th and 5th grades
  • Criterion for rising 6th Grade and Above: Grade Point Average of 3.75 of a possible 4.0 on core subjects yearly average (including foreign language if taken the full year) - not to be confused with the Uniform Grading Policy’s class weightings
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