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Gifted & Talented

Our School’s GT Coordinator(s) Contact Information

Name(s): Kim Hufford
Email(s): kim.hufford@adams12.org


When is GT testing in my school?

Universal Screening: In Adams 12 Five Star Schools, 2nd and 6th graders who are not already identified GT participate in the Universal Screening process for potential gifted and talented identification. Find more detailed information regarding Universal Screening in the Five Star District.

Parent/Staff/Student GT Recommendation: All students can participate in the GT identification process by submitting a complete body of evidence. Find more detailed information regarding the GT recommendation process in the Five Star District.

If you are interested in having your child be considered for the GT identification process you need to contact your GT Coordinator for school specific information.

Gifted & Talented Program Offerings

Advanced Curriculum & Extended Learning:  “The Vehicle”
Provides the depth and complexity needed to ensure meaningful academic growth
Our school offerings include: College Preparatory classes, Advanced Placement classes, STEM Pathways, Individualized Learning

Differentiated Learning Pathways:  “The Roadmap”
Provides an education at the appropriate level of readiness and challenge
Our school offerings include: Teachers and students can work together to differentiate the learning that takes place in the classroom.

Individualized Opportunities & Enrichment:  “The Customized Options”
Actively engages and motivates through interests and meaningful learning opportunities
Our school offerings include: Extended learning in different areas, clubs, GT Grants in order to pursue individual interests.

Social-Emotional Learning:  “The Destination”
Focuses on developing the whole child by balancing empowerment and accountability
Our school offerings include: Norse Success classes with other GT students, clubs, activities and athletics.  Counselors and the GT Coordinator are available for more individual support as needed.


GT Grant application

Students who are in the GT program and would like funding for any PBLs, projects, conferences, etc, may apply through this link.  You MUST have approval from a teacher involved in this project BEFORE submitting the application.

Grant Application