Gifted Identification Referral Process, 2019-2020

The referral window for Gifted Identification is now open! Beginning on October 7, 2019 and ending October 25, 2019, a parent/guardian, teacher, community member, or peer may submit the name of any student in Grades 3, 4, 5, 7, and/or 8 to be evaluated for gifted services. Referrals will be accepted for Grades K, 1, 2, and/or 6 beginning on January 6, 2020 and ending January 24, 2020. Please visit the following links for additional information about gifted characteristics and the identification process:

All requests must be submitted in writing or through email to the school’s Gifted Identification Coordinator, Kevin Carr (, or the Gifted Resource Teacher, Cameron Smallwood ( Referrals should include the student’s name, grade, teacher, and area of referral (math, language, or both areas). Once the referral has been received, additional information and paperwork will be sent home in late October/January. This paperwork will allow the school to begin the process of collecting multiple criteria to determine the student’s eligibility.

Additional information, including specific dates and details of the identification process, may be found via the links provided above or on the HCPS district site, If you have any additional questions, please contact Kevin Carr ( Gifted Identification Coordinator or Cameron Smallwood, Gifted Resource Teacher (