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Gifted & Talented


Gifted & Talented Students at Federal Heights

Our Vision and Mission - Advanced Academic & Gifted Services (AAGS)

Process for Recommending Students for Gifted & Talented (GT) -  Identification & Assessment

GT Program Framework - Programming 

Advanced Learning Plans (ALP) Timeline and Criteria - Advanced Learning Plan

Our School’s GT Coordinator(s) Contact Information

Gifted & Talented Testing Universal Screening: In Adams 12 Five Star Elementary Schools, 2nd 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. All 2nd graders will take the Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test (NNAT) on October 5, 2022.

Make-ups for absent students must be completed by October 17, 2022. 

Parent/Staff/Student GT Recommendation: Parents, staff members, or students can recommend students for 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, please contact Ruth Fristo at 

Parent Nomination FormSolicitud de Padres para la Nominación de Identificación para los Niños Dotados y Talentoso

Important Dates

October 5, 2022: All 2nd graders will take the Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test (NNAT) on October 5, 2022.

October 17, 2022: Parent Nomination Google Form available (all grade levels)

October 24, 2022: Parents notified of their student being flagged for further testing based on screening data; parent permission for further testing requested

November 2, 2022: Deadline for parent permission forms for further testing 

November 4, 2022: Parents receive confirmation of permission

December 6, 2022: Cognitive Abilities Test (CoGAT) administered to K-5 students nominated by a parent or teacher, or flagged through Universal Screening. 

January 23, 2023: Notification letter sent to families