• Gifted Placement & Identification

    Students are assessed in three areas (verbal, quantitative, and non-verbal) using the CogAT assessment.  The state of Arizona requires placement for students scoring at the 97th percentile or higher on state-approved tests.  GESD offers gifted services for students who score at or above 95% in one or more areas at all of our campuses.  

    A student is assessed on the NNAT assessment if they scored between a 90%-94% in any of the three areas on the CogAT assessment.  GESD offers gifted services for students who score at or above 92% on the NNAT assessment.