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 2017-2018 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 2017-2018 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:

  • January 25, 2017 at NNPS Administration Building located at 12465 Warwick Blvd. Students must be pre-registered by January 13, 2017.

  • April 14, 2017 at NNPS Administration Building located at 12465 Warwick Blvd. Students must be pre-registered by March 31, 2017.  

  • June 27, 2017 at Gildersleeve Middle School located at 1 Minton Drive.  Students must be pre-registered by June 19, 2017.

  • August 9, 2017 at Gildersleeve Middle School located at 1 Minton Drive.  Students must be pre-registered by July 31, 2017.

  • August 21, 2017 at Gildersleeve Middle School located at 1 Minton Drive.  Students must be pre-registered by August 14, 2017.

Additional gifted screening sessions may be added depending on the need.  After August 14, please call the Gifted Services Department if screening is requested.