12465 Warwick Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23606  Phone: (757) 591-4500

 

 

Additional Gifted Services Screening

The Gifted Services department offers courtesy screening for private school, home schooled, and new-to-the-system students who are entering 1st-12th grade in the 2018-2019 year. Parents should call the Department of Gifted Services at 757-591-4566 to pre-register a child for testing. This screening is for placement for the 2018-2019 academic year. Test session arrival times will vary depending on the assessments needed. As part of the pre-registration process, parents will be notified of the time to arrive for the test session.

For rising 1st-2nd grade students, the gifted screening process includes: an aptitude test, a parent evaluation of gifted characteristics, a teacher evaluation of the student's gifted characteristics, and a review of the student's academic grades.

For rising 3rd-12th grade students, the gifted screening process includes: an aptitude test, an achievement test, a parent evaluation of gifted characteristics, a teacher evaluation of the student's gifted characteristics, and a review of the student's academic grades.

Available Gifted Screening Sessions

  • April 10, 2018: Students must be pre-registered by March 28, 2018.

  • June 27, 2018: Students must be pre-registered by June 20, 2018.

  • August 9, 2018: Students must be pre-registered by August 2, 2018.

  • August 20, 2018: - Students must be pre-registered by August 13, 2018.

Additional gifted screening sessions may be added depending on the need. After August 20, 2018, please call the Gifted Services Department at 757-591-4566 if screening is requested.