4th and 5th grade referrals for the gifted education identification process are accepted in four “windows” during the school year. Referrals for 3rd graders will be accepted beginning February 18, 2014 (for services beginning in 4th grade). Please note the chart below for more information regarding FUTURA start dates for students found eligible for gifted services. All referrals must be received by the end of the school day on March 3, 2014 in order to be evaluated this spring. Referrals received after that date will be evaluated in the fall of 2014.
FUTURA Start Date for Students Found Eligible
September 3-October 15, 2013
*Referrals received between the last day of the 2012-2013 school year and the first day of school will be dated September 3, 2013.
Week of January 6, 2014
October 16 – December 20, 2013
Week of March 3, 2014
January 2-March 3, 2014
March 4-June 13, 2014
*Referrals received after the last day of school will be dated the first day of school in September 2014.
2nd Quarter of 2014-2015