Please consider the following criteria in your referral:
Students referred should have demonstrated abilities in one or more of the following areas:
Specific academic achievement in one or more major content areas as demonstrated in results of achievement test appropriate to discriminate academic performance at high levels of achievement in one or more of the following content areas: reading, mathematics, social studies, language arts, and science. Students are generally in the top 10% in reading and/or math as measured by a standardized achievement test.
Exceptional cognitive ability, which includes such psychological concepts as thinking, abstract reasoning, problem solving, verbal comprehension, and numerical facility.
Exceptional creativity which, for this purpose, shall mean the demonstration of unique or outstanding creative products and/or the demonstration of unusual problem solving ability or other learning characteristics which may indicate that the student has the intellectual potential to perform academically at a level significantly higher than the norm for the chronological grade level.