The student nomination period for the Highly Capable Program is open now through September 17, 2021, for all NEW BISD students in grades K-12 as well as first grade students who were not tested last spring.
Nomination form and rating scale are due at 2:30 PM on Friday, September 17, 2021. Please turn them in to your child's school.
Parents, teachers, or community members can nominate a student for highly capable screening. The nomination form must be signed by the parent to give permission for testing. Complete the nomination form as well as the Parent Rating Scale for the appropriate grade band. Nomination forms and rating scale must be turned in to the student's school office by 2:30 PM Friday, September 17, 2021.
To nominate a student:
1) Complete Nomination Form
2) Complete K-6 Parent Rating Scale
3) Return BOTH to the school office where the student attends by 2:30 pm on September 17, 2021.
If you are not the parent/guardian, please share with the parent/guardian that you have nominated their child.
Highly Capable Parent Referral Form
HC Parent Rating Scale Grades K-6th
HC Parent Rating Scale Grades 7-12
This document provides helpful descriptions for completing the parent rating scale.