Does He or She:
Have a questioning attitude?
Learn skills rapidly, easily and efficiently ?
Use unique and clever responses?
Uninhibited in expressions of opinion?
Have a long attention span in specific areas?
Expresses ideas which are unusual?
Uses a large number of words easily and accurately?
Requires little direction?
Displays great curiosity?
Engages in self-directed activities?
Possesses leadership ability?
Wants to know what makes people and things "tick"?
Solves problems in a unique and creative manner?
Has a highly developed sense of humor?
The State of Florida defines a gifted student as “one who has superior intellectual development and is capable of high performance.” Schools have an obligation to identify and provide services for gifted students. A student may be referred for screening for gifted by a parent/guardian, a teacher or other staff member, the student themselves or any other individual with knowledge of the student.
Eligibility Criteria Definition
Students are eligible for the Gifted Education Program through Plan A if they meet the following criteria: