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Highly Capable Program

Renton School District Highly Capable Program Overview

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Please email HiCapID@rentonschools.us for more info.

One daytime and two evening sessions will be held VIRTUALLY for families to learn more about the Renton School District Highly Capable Program. Please use the Google Form here to RSVP. Zoom links will be sent prior to the events.

Event Dates

Virtual Strength-Based Student Grouping Family Support

One daytime and one evening session will be held VIRTUALLY for families to learn more about the Strength-Based Student Grouping Student Plan and questions to ask teachers at Parent/Teacher Conferences to better advocate for their Highly Capable Student. Please see the email sent to all Highly Capable families for the Zoom link and more information

  • Tuesday, November 8th, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, November 10th, 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Virtual Middle School Honors Family Support

One daytime and one evening session will be held VIRTUALLY for families to learn more about questions to ask teachers at Parent/Teacher Conferences to better advocate for their Highly Capable Student. Please see the email sent to all Highly Capable families for the Zoom link and more information

  • Tuesday, November 15th, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday, November 16th, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Highly Capable Infographic

The Renton School District centers or Highly Capable Program identification and service models, professional development for teachers, and resources for teachers and students around the five vision goals: strength-based relationships, incorporating student voice and choice, providing opportunities for enrichment and extension, as well as providing opportunities for collaborative and courageous thinking, and emphasizing growth towards the future.

Identification Process

The Renton School District uses multiple measures to identify students who perform or show potential for performing at significantly advanced academic levels when compared with others of their age, experiences, and/or environments.

Service Models

The Renton School District offers a Highly Capable Program with an emphasis on academics.  The service models offered vary depending on grade level and school location and are subject to change from year to year.

The Renton School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

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