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Gifted and Talented

Learn information regarding District 58 Gifted Identification Process.

 

Grades 4-6
District 58 recognizes uniqueness in all children with different learning styles, different intellectual talents and different ways of understanding. The Gifted and Talented Program serves identified fourth through sixth grade students with high abilities, outstanding talent and potential for performing at remarkably high levels of accomplishment. Students participate in a one-day a week pullout program at a District site.

 

Pillars of Learning for Gifted Pull-out Program Grades 4-6
  • Literature
  • Math
  • STEM
  • Learning & Innovation Skills (critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity)
  • Historical Perspectives
  • Social-Emotional Learning Skills
Grades 7-8 
District 58 provides two options for high achieving students. Students can qualify for the Math A/B program and for the Gifted English-Language Arts program. These programs meet on a daily basis and serve students as part of their core instruction.

 

Pillars of Learning for Gifted English-Language Arts Program Grades 7-8
  • Literature
  • Learning & Innovation Skills (critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity)
  • Historical Perspectives
  • Social-Emotional Learning Skills