Gifted Education

Counseling Office

GTC Program
Highland Junior High School, 6915 E. Guadalupe Rd. Mesa, AZ 85212

GTC (Gifted, Talented and Creative) at Highland Junior High School

Highlights of GTC:    *Academics:

Cross-curricular experiences

Accommodating students learning styles

Students choose their electives

Depth and complexity

Project-based culminating projects

*Teaching:

Qualified teachers who have a gifted endorsement or provisional

Teachers will instruct the core content areas for 7th and 8th graders in the program    

Open House 2018 February 20, 2018 at 7pm in the library at Highland Junior High School. This event will allow for families to meet the teachers, view the campus and understand the curriculum.


Eligibility:
  • *A qualifying score on a state-approved gifted test of 97 or higher in one of the areas:

  • Verbal, Quantitative, and/or Nonverbal

OR

  • *A qualifying score on a state-approved gifted test of 95 or higher in two of the three

  • areas: Verbal, Quantitative, and/or Nonverbal

OR

  • *An IQ score on the state approved list for identification of gifted students of 128 or above

 


 

Applications will be considered in the following order:

 

  • Students who are siblings of students who are currently in the Self-contained Gifted Program or GTC Program.

  • Students residing in the Gilbert Public Schools boundaries or who are currently attending a Gilbert Public School.

  • Students who reside outside of the Gilbert Public Schools boundaries or who do not currently attend a Gilbert Public School.  


Helpful Information on Gifted Students

 

For further information, please contact Amber MacRobbie at (480) 545-2173 or email: amber.macrobbie@gilbertschools.net 

 

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