Gifted Education Program

Dallastown Area School District: "Dedication to Excellence."

Our gifted learners are...

  • Highly curious
  • Has extremely creative and original ideas
  • Elaborates and discusses in details
  • Enjoys learning
  • Constructs abstractions
  • Is highly self-critical

We use a multi-step screening and evaluation process to identify gifted students...

  1. Referral from teachers or parents
  2. Review of student work (report cards, in-class observation, portfolios, and more)
  3. Standardized test data
  4. Transfer students from outside the district

Services we provide to our gifted students include...

  • Parent information sessions
  • Guest speakers/presentations
  • Seminars
  • Gifted Individualized Education Program (GIEP)
  • Educational placement
  • Summer opportunities for continued learning