2020-2021 Highly Capable Testing Calendar




2020-2021 Highly Capable Testing Calendar

Summer Testing: August 18 and 19 (testing students new to PSD attendance area)

  • August 18: Testing grade 3, 9:00-11:45; grades 4-6, 1:00-3:45
  • August 19: Testing grade 7, 9:00-12:45
  • August 25: Selection Committee Meeting
  • September 11: Appeal Deadline (from Aug. 18-19)
  • September 15 25: (date change due to closure of buildings)  Testing grades 3-6 (New to district) 9:00-11:45; grades 7-8, 9:00-12:30
  • September 21-24: Testing Grades 1-2 (new to district and from Spring referral) 9:00-11:00;        12:30-2:30
  • September 30: Selection/Appeal Committee Meeting
  • October 16: Appeal Deadline (from Sept. 21-25)
  • October 26: Selection/Appeal Committee Meeting

    Young Scholars (testing current Kindergarteners)

  • October 12: Deadline for Kindergarten applications
  • October 19 – November 6: Kindergarten Testing window
  • November 16: Selection Committee Meeting
  • December 14: Appeal Deadline
  • December 17: Appeal Committee Meeting

PAGE (testing current 6th and 7th graders)

  • November 20: Deadline for PAGE applications
  • December 1 – 15: PAGE Testing window
  • December 17: Selection Committee Meeting
  • January 27: Appeal Deadline
  • February 2: Appeal Committee Meeting

QUEST (testing current 3rd - 5th graders)

  • December 17: Deadline for QUEST applications
  • January 5 – 15 and 19 – 21: QUEST Testing window

    QUEST (testing current 2nd graders)

  • January 25 - February 11 and February 15 – 19: CogAT Screener administered in schools to     all 2nd graders
  • February 22 – 25: Make-up CogAT Screener
  • February 22: Deadline for post-screener consent (students in top 12%)
  • March 1 – 12: CogAT Post-screener testing window
  • March 16: Selection Committee Meeting
  • April 9: Appeal Deadline and Consent forms due
  • April 20: Appeal Committee Meeting
  • May 28: 2nd grade appeals retest

Spring Young Scholars (testing grades K-1)

  • April 19: Deadline for Spring Young Scholars applications
  • April 26 – May 7: Young Scholars Testing window
  • May 11: Selection Committee Meeting
  • June 4: Appeal Deadline
  • June 9: Appeal Committee Meeting