2190 Highly Capable Programs

In accordance with the philosophy to develop the special abilities of each student, the district shall offer appropriate instructional programs to meet the needs of exceptionally gifted and talented students of school age.  The framework for such programs shall encompass, but not be limited to, the following objectives.


A. Expansion of academic attainments and intellectual skills


B. Stimulation of intellectual curiosity, independence and responsibility


C. Development of a positive attitude toward self and others, and


d. Development of originality and creativity.


The superintendent shall establish procedures consistent with stat guidelines for nominating, assessing and selecting children of demonstrated achievement or potential ability in terms of general intellectual ability, academic aptitude and creative or productive thinking.



Legal references:

RCW 28A. 185.030                Programs—Authority of local school districts—Selection of students

WAC 392-170                         Special services program – Highly capable students



Adoption Date 5.01

Methow Valley School District