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    Advanced Learning Eligibility Results

    The eligibility decision process is conducted by the Advanced Learning Office’s Multidisciplinary Selection Committee (MSC). The process of determining if a student is eligible for Advanced Learning Programs or Highly Capable Services cannot begin until all required information has been collected for the student.

    Eligibility Criteria

    The Multidisciplinary Selection Committee uses very clear criteria for determining a child’s eligibility for Advanced Learning Programs and Services. You can use the following eligibility chart below to assist you in understanding the decision process.

    If your student consistently scores high on achievement tests and seems eager for more academic challenges, you may wish to apply for Highly Capable Services and Advanced Learning programs.​ Read more about advanced learning eligibility criteria.

    ​How will I be notified of my students Eligibility Results?

    Once the Multidisciplinary Selection Committee has made a decision on your student’s eligibility, you will be notified via email and/or Robo-call that the decision has been made.

    For all parents who submitted a referral, or scheduled a test, via The Source, your student’s Eligibility Decision will be accessible in your Source account. Decisions will be posted to the Source on a rolling basis from mid-December through the end of January.

    For parents who submitted non-English referral forms, your Eligibility Decision will be sent to you via email and/or letter.

    Programs and Services

    Highly Capable Services, which serves students in grades K-12, provides one or more of the following: enhanced curricula, appropriately differentiated instruction, deeper learning opportunities and/ or accelerated pacing. Advanced Learning Programs (Spectrum), which serves students in grades 1-8, provides advanced curriculum in reading/ELA and math. Read more about Advanced Learning Programs and Services.