Referrals

Referral Procedures


The referral process in the Tahoma School District complies with the Washington State legislation  (WAC 392-170-076)

Secondary

The referral period for current 5-7th grades for the English Language Arts/Social Studies Highly Capable program is open and ends on March 13th. The form is linked here: Referral form 5-7


Elementary

The referral period for highly capable programs in the Tahoma school District opens November 1st and closes December 1st of each year. Referral forms will be available once the referral period opens and can be found at the links below.

Referral Form K-1 (available here during referral window only)
Para español K-1 haga clic aquí

Referral Form 3-4 (available here during referral window only)
Para español 3-4 haga clic aquí


Elementary Table of Highly Capable Assessments and Service Models

 

Grade Level Eligibility Assessments Continuum of Services/Program Options
 Kindergarten Cogat
Administered by district staff

Begins in grade one
Cougar classroom-differentiation
Cluster of students

 One
Cogat
Administered by district staff


Cougar Classroom differentiation.
Cluster of students

 Two
Cogat screener for all second graders
Cogat
Iowa Test of Basic Skills
Administered by district staff


Cougar Classroom differentiation.
Cluster of students
 Three  Cogat
Iowa Test of Basic Skills
Administered by district staff

 
Discovery-self contained, all-day program or
Cougar Program
Differentiation
Cluster of students

 Four  Cogat
Iowa Test of Basic Skills
Administered by district staff
 
Discovery
All -day program or
Cougar Program
Differentation
Cluster of students

 Five  Cogat
Iowa Test of Basic Skills
Administered by district staff


 Discovery
All -day program
Cougar Program or Differentiation
Cluster of students


 



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