Student Evaluation Screening
Student screening is in accordance with Renzulli’s Three Circle Description of Giftedness: Above Average Ability, Creativity , and Task Commitment. Identification of high ability 3-8 students is conducted according to the following measures:
Measure of Achievement (TerraNova/PARCC/Benchmarks)
Measure of Cognitive Ability (Test of Cognitive Skills)
Gifted and Talented Behavioral Rating (Modified Renzulli Rating Scale*)
*The Modified Renzulli Rating Scale addresses the professional input stage of the identification process. This rating scale enables the classroom teacher to focus on the true characteristics and behaviors of the gifted and talented. The highest possible score is 60 points.