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Gifted & Talented


Tom Bradley Global Awareness Magnet Gifted and Talented program begins in first grade with early screening for giftedness.  All teachers have been trained in gifted pedagogy including dimensions of depth and complexity and implement gifted strategies for all students.  A child may be officially identified as early as 6 years 9 months of age in the Intellectual category.


Other categories of giftedness include:

- High Achievement - two consecutive years scoring 445 or higher in English Language Arts on the CST and two consecutive years scoring 450 or higher on the CST in Mathematics.

- Specific Academic Achievement - three consecutive years in English Language Arts or Mathematics scoring 445 or 450 or higher respectively.

- Giftedness in Visual and/or Performing Arts.


The following websites provide additional information.