Important Schedule Information
Parents at this time we are still making adjustments to schedules to even out class sizes. These changes will be completed by Wednesday August 16, 2017. No schedule changes for first semester classes will be completed after this date. Please contact your grade level counselor with additional questions.
Other Important Dates
Thursday August 24, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Rhodes’ Counseling Department Gifted Testing
TBA December, 2017 9:00 a.m.
Gifted and Talented Testing
MPS Program Mission
MPS gifted education department is committed to providing appropriate services for students who require differentiated educational services beyond those normally provided by our regular school program. Opportunities for depth and acceleration are offered to meet both affective and cognitive needs of our gifted and talented students. MPS follows the National Association for Gifted Children NAGC Standards for Quality Gifted Education Programs.
MPS Program Eligibility
Testing for the gifted and talented program on a state approved test is offered three times during each school year. Any student scoring at the 97th percentile or above on CogAT qualifies for differentiated instruction provided through numerous service options.
Rhodes Gifted and Talented
Based on student's CogAT test results students may qualify for either a co-registration for Honors English and Honors Social Studies or our Accelerated Math or Honors Science.
Please Pre-register by clicking here . Click here to download and print permission to test form
A student may not test more than one(1) time in a two(2) year period. For example, if a student tested in the middle of 6th grade, they would not be eligible to test until the middle of 8th grade. Test results will be shared with families after testing and appropriate placements will be made.
The testing session will begin promptly at 9:00 AM. on TBA December 2017. Students arriving after 8:55 a.m will not be admitted into the session. The testing session is approximately 3 hours in length. Parents are not required to wait during the testing session. Once students have completed testing the will be released to their parents.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to ensure adequate time for check in and to complete the parental permission form. This form must be on file for your student to test.
For questions please contact Mrs. Moore 480-472-2333 with any questions you may have.