Referrals

Referral Procedures


The referral process in the Tahoma School District complies with the Washington State legislation  (WAC 392-170-076)

Secondary

Referrals for the Middle School Highly Capable ELA/SS Program will open January 3, 2022.  The referral form can be found at the link below.  Forms are due January 23, 2022. **Current 5th grade Cougar & Discovery students will be automatically placed into the middle school ELA/SS block class for the 2022-2023 school year.  No referral is necessary.**

Referral Form gr 5-7 (available here during referral window only)
Para español 5-7 haga clic aquí

Elementary

The referral window for K, 1, 3 & 4 begins on January 31, 2022. Referral forms will be available once the referral period opens and can be found at the links below.  Forms are due February 20, 2022.

Referral Form K-1 (available here during referral window only)
Para español K-1 haga clic aquí

Referral Form 3-4 (available here during referral window only)
Para español 3-4 haga clic aquí


Elementary Table of Highly Capable Assessments and Service Models
 

Grade Level Eligibility Assessments Continuum of Services/Program Options
 Kindergarten CogAT
Administered by district staff

Begins in grade one
Cougar Classroom-differentiation
Cluster of students

 One
CogAT
Administered by district staff


Cougar Classroom-differentiation
Cluster of students

 Two
CogAT Screener for all Grade 2
CogAT
Iowa Test of Basic Skills
Administered by district staff


Cougar Classroom-differentiation.
Cluster of students
 Three  CogAT
Iowa Test of Basic Skills
Administered by district staff

 
Discovery-self contained, all-day program or
Cougar Classroom-differentiation
Cluster of students

 Four  CogAT
Iowa Test of Basic Skills
Administered by district staff
 
Discovery-self contained, all-day program or
Cougar Classroom-differentiation
Cluster of students

 Five  CogAT
Iowa Test of Basic Skills
Administered by district staff


 Discovery-self contained, all-day program or
Cougar Classroom-differentiation
Cluster of students


 



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