Advanced Learning Eligibility Process Update
Where are we in the Advanced Learning Eligibility Process?
- Final Assessment for HC and AL eligibility is nearing completion
- Wednesday, Feb 15: School folder is updated with eligibility decisions
- Thursday, March 2: Families receive eligibility letters by e-mail
- Thursday, March 16 – Appeals due
- Conditional Appeals: A condition or circumstance believed to have caused inaccurate testing results. The appealing party must collect and submit in writing:
- An explanation detailing why they believe the Final Assessment results are inaccurate due to a condition or circumstance and compelling reasoning for why an exception should be made.
- Identification Appeals: There was a mistake in the data used for the Final Assessment which caused the student to be found ineligible for services. To initiate an identification appeal, the appealing party must collect and submit in writing:
- An explanation accompanied by evidence proving there was a mistake in the data used for the Final Assessment.
- Universal screening began Monday, Feb 13
- Criteria is available on the SPS Advanced Learning webpage
- Tuesday, Feb. 21: School Folders updated with Universal Screening results
- Tuesday, Feb. 28: Families receive notification/request for permission for Final Assessment
Advanced Learning Universal Screening Information
The Universal Screening occurred in December 2022 (grades 1-8) and will occur in February 2023 (Kindergarten).
Universal Screening data by grade level:
If Universal Screening results indicate your student has the potential to be eligible for Advanced Learning or Highly Capable services, you will receive an informational letter and a parent/guardian permission to assess form.