Arlington Public Schools accepting K-11 Highly Capable referrals March 2-31

Arlington Public Schools accepting K-11 Highly Capable referrals March 2-31
Highly CapableArlington Public Schools is accepting Highly Capable Program referrals for kindergarten through 11th-grade students from Monday, March 2 through Tuesday, March 31. Students will be considered for evaluation for possible program participation for the 2020-21 school year.

Students who are highly capable may possess, but are not limited to, the following learning characteristics:

• Capacity to learn with unusual depth of understanding, to retain what has been learned, and to transfer learning to new situations;
• Capacity and willingness to deal with increasing levels of abstraction and complexity earlier than their chronological peers;
• Creative ability to make unusual connections among ideas and concepts;
• Ability to learn quickly in their area(s) of intellectual strength; and
• Capacity for intense concentration and/or focus.

Referral forms are found on the district website under student forms and may be returned to:

Heather Brown
Teaching and Learning
315 N. French Street
Arlington, WA 98223

For additional information, contact Verlaine Meyers, Categorical Programs Coordinator, at 360-618-6287.