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Dyer County Gifted Program

                                         

                                      Brief Statement

            Intellecual giftedness is found throughout diverse populations and crosses all economic

            and cultural boundaries.  Early identification and intervention are often required to meet the

            unique needs of these children.

 

                                           Definition

             "Intellectually Gifted" means a child whose intellectual abilities and potential for achievement

             are so outstanding that special provisions are required to meet the child's educational needs.

 

                                      Criteria for Eligibility

             Eligibility for servces as a gifted student is based on evaluation in each of the following components:

                                                                        Academic Achievement

                                                                        Creative Thinking

                                                                        Academic Performance

                                                                        Cognition/Intelligence