Parents or guardians start the process for Early Access to kindergarten or first grade by filling out the district's application (available below during the application window). This application includes samples of student's work in math, writing, and drawing. An Early Access Survey should be completed by the parent and preschool teacher or other adult who knows the child well.
An informational session will be held on Monday, February 27 at 5:00 in room 128 of the Thompson Administration Building. Applications will be available at this meeting. All applications for the 2017-2018 school year are due no later than March 31, 2017.
Obtain and complete an application from The TSD Gifted and Talented Office.
Testing performed by district personnel. No fees for testing.
Review of portfolio by designated review committee including a District Administrator, Gifted and Talented staff and Early Childhood educators.
Notification of Early Access decision to parent/guardian and school.
Timeline for 2017-2018
|Early Access Timeline||Portfolio Submission Due Date||District Testing Window Begins||
Body of Evidence Review by Committee no later than:
|Notification calls and letters of acceptance sent to parent/guardians no later than:|
|For those residing in district prior to April 1, 2016||Friday, March 31, 2017||Monday, April 3, 2017||Friday, May 5, 2017||Wednesday, May 10, 2017|
|For those moving into the district between April 1 and August 1, 2016||Tuesday, August 1, 2017||Wednesday, August 2, 2017||Friday, August 11, 2017||Friday, August 11, 2017|
Applications will be available here for download or pick-up from the district office March 1, 2016