When Students Are Identified

2nd Grade: CogAT Testing

Every fall, all 2nd grade students take the CogAT (Cognitive Abilities Test) to assess their verbal, quantitative, and non-verbal abilities. Students with a high percentile rank and stanine score may be referred to the GT Center Program.

GT Center Placement Test

The district offers a testing window for students to take a GT Center placement test. Please see the Jeffco Gifted & Talented page for more information.

You may also click on this link to see a chart of Creighton Middle School's Gifted and Talented Center Application Process.

Referring Students Gifted in Other Areas

For students who have Visual Arts AptitudePsychomotor Aptitude, or Leadership Identification,  parents may make a referral and submit their student’s Body of Evidence for evaluation. See Jeffco’s GT webpage for the requirements and steps. 

Math Class Placements

 Math class placements are based on previous math classes, MAP data, and PARCC data. In some cases, teachers may contact the student’s previous math teachers for more information about the student’s abilities and aptitudes. 
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