Important Information: Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT)
As part of the Douglas County School District’s Universal Screening Process,
ALL students in
Grades 3 and 5 will take the
Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT 7) the week of
September 9th. This assessment indicates the level and pattern of cognitive development of a student in comparison to grade and age mates. These general reasoning abilities, which start developing at birth and continue through early adulthood, are influenced by experiences gained both in and out of school.
Gifted Identification Referral Testing
If your child is in grades 1, 2, 4
and you believe he/she needs evaluation for Gifted Identification and Services, you may refer your child for testing by initiating the Gifted Identification Process.
Requesting this assessment automatically initiates the process to evaluate for Gifted Identification.
Please request CogAT testing for your child by completing the
Referral for Gifted Identification
. The deadline to complete the referral forms is
(August 22nd) by midnight.