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Elementary GATE students will:

  • Be cluster grouped with other GATE identified students in the regular classroom setting
  • Work toward meeting or exceeding the California grade level standards in all curriculum areas

Middle School GATE students will:

  • Be placed in accelerated classes for language arts and social science
  • Be placed in accelerated mathematics classes based on District math placement criteria
  • Work toward meeting or exceeding the California grade level standards in all curriculum areas

High School GATE students will:

  • Be appropriately placed in Accelerated, Advanced Placement (AP), and/or International Baccalaureate (IB) classes
  • Work toward meeting or exceeding the California grade level standards in all content areas
  • Please note that GATE identification does not automatically place a student in Accelerated, AP, or IB at the HS level

GATE teachers at all grade levels will:

  • Utilize a variety of student assessment and data to carefully plan and monitor instruction
  • Implement a variety of instructional models to provide appropriate differentiation to meet the needs of gifted learners
  • Be encouraged to attend GATE teacher training workshops provided by the CUSD GATE office or other educational institutions