Identification of Gifted and Talented StudentsTransfer StudentsTransferring Within Augusta CountyIf your child is transferring to Stump Elementary from another Augusta County school, there is no new testing or paperwork required. Please let the homeroom teacher know that your child is part of the Gifted and Talented Program. If you have additional questions, please let Mrs. Torrens or Mrs. Henderson know.Transferring From Outside Augusta CountyStudents who are new to Augusta County but were previously identified as Gifted and Talented by their school division may be accepted into the Augusta County Gifted Program. Please let your child's homeroom teacher, Mrs. Torrens, or Mrs. Henderson know and we will collect information from the previous school division and follow up with you. Depending on the test used to determine Gifted and Talented placement, your child may roll directly in to the Augusta County program or he or she may require additional testing.Fall TestingFall academic testing is for students who are new to Augusta County Schools and were identified as gifted and talented in their previous school division. It is important that you notify Mrs. Torrens, Mrs. Henderson or you child's homeroom teacher as soon as your child transfers in. Identification as general intelectual aptitude or specific academic aptitude (language arts, math, science) may be accepted.MusicAll 4th grade students are tested for eligibility between September and December. Students are notified of eligibility in December.ArtStudent referrals for art identification must be submitted by February 14, 2020. Students will work on art portfolios at school under the supervision of Mrs. Shenk. Portfolios are due on March 2, 2020 and students are notified of eligibility in April.TheaterStudent referrals for theater identification must be submitted by January 28, 2020. Students are required to prepare and perform a monologue to audition for this program. Students will select a monologue from a school provided resource and then prepare for their audition outside of school. Guidelines will be provided by the Gifted and Talented coordinatiors. Theater auditions will be performed and recorded at school in February 2020. Students will be notified of eligibility in April 2020.Spring TestingAcademic Testing (General Intellectual Aptitude)Students must be referred for academic testing by January 22, 2020. Academic testing will take place during the month of March 2020. Students are notified of eligibility during the month of April.
Last Modified on August 28, 2019