Policy - 5464 Programs for High Ability Students

Last Revised on September 22, 2014

In accordance with State law, the Board of School Trustees shall develop a plan to provide appropriate educational experiences to high ability students in the School Corporation in grades kindergarten through grade 12.

The plan must include the following components:
A. a broad based planning committee that meets periodically to systematically design, implement and assess services for high ability students
B. a student identification system that is multifaceted and includes performance based assessment, potential based assessment, and alternative assessment
C. professional development


High ability students shall be considered those who, through valid assessment:,
A. perform at or show potential for performing at an outstanding level of accomplishment in at least one (1) of the following domains: general intellectual, general creative, specific academic, technical and practical arts, visual and performing arts, and interpersonal, and
B. demonstrate educational need that cannot be met through the grade level general education curriculum
The Superintendent shall develop administrative guidelines which shall include those for valid identification, curriculum development and implementation, and assessment of the learning outcomes.
511 IAC 6-9
I.C. 20-36-2

REVISED 09/22/14