Additional Highly Capable Testing Session

testingPeninsula School District has scheduled an additional testing session this spring for students who missed the January referral date and/or are newly enrolled in our schools and would like their child to test for qualification in our highly capable programs for the 2015-16 school year.

When: The next test session will be held on Saturday, May 16th, 8:45 am - 2:00pm. This time frame includes several testing sessions, small breaks, and a longer lunch break.

Where: Purdy Elementary School

Who: Newly referred students in grades 1-8. Parent referral/permission forms are required for highly capable testing and must be submitted to the Assessment Department no later than Friday, April 10th to be able to test on May 16th. (HC Testing Parent Form  ). Scan and email the completed parent form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to: 253-530-1010 Attn: Linda McQuade.

What to expect: Highly Capable testing on May 16th will include two tests: the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) and the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) in math and reading (ITBS); both of these tests are required for qualification into our highly capable programs. Breaks in between tests will be provided, along with a lunch break. Students should bring their own lunch, healthy snacks, and water for the day, along with two #2 sharpened pencils.

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