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Renton School District

Overview of Highly Capable Program

Highly Capable Infographic

The graphic above represents the vision & goals of the Highly Capable Program in the Renton School District.  These ideals serve as a foundation for how we serve students, families, staff and the wider community.

Referral Id & Services Info Sessions

Family Forum Events

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.

Highly Capable Contacts

General Inquiries


Jon Stadler
Chief of Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment

Karen Soine, EdD
Assistant Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment


Jessica Reynolds
Highly Capable Coordinator

Program Services - East Hill Service Area

Candice Anderson
Highly Capable Facilitator


  • Hazelwood
  • Honey Dew
  • Kennydale
  • Maplewood Heights
  • Sierra Heights
  • McKnight
  • Risdon
  • Hazen

Program Services - South and West Hill Service Area

Kelley Lowery
Highly Capable Facilitator


  • Benson Hill
  • Bryn Mawr
  • Campbell Hill
  • Cascade
  • Highlands
  • Lakeridge
  • Renton Park
  • Sartori
  • Talbot Hill
  • Tiffany Park
  • Dimmitt
  • Nelsen
  • Lindbergh
  • Renton HS

Highly Capable Referral

FAQ for Families

Frequently asked questions pertaining to the Highly Capable referral, identification processes, and continuum of services.