Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, the Eligibility Process and timeline for the 2020-2021 highly capable program is yet to be determined. Please check back often for the most up-to-date information. 

Please visit the 2020-2021 Screening and Assessment page for the most up to date information on this year's process. 




Kindergarten: TBD

1st Grade: TBD

5th Grade: TBD

All K students will be screened. 

Screen all 1st and 5th grade students with Naglieri

October 16

Final date for newly enrolled students to become part of our screening and assessment process for eligibility for the 2020-2021 school year. Students enrolling after this date will need to submit portfolio reviews for HiCap qualification. Portfolios will be considered during the months of March through August for service during the 2020-2021 school year.

October 16

Window closes for Referrals.

Window closes for Non-Northshore students to Apply to Screen and Assess.

October 30

Parent permission deadline for IOWA (all grades)

Kindergarten students do not need permission for screening or assessment. First grade, fifth grade, and new to Northshore students who move beyond our screening process to assessment will need parent permission. All other students who are referred for screening and assessment through the Referral Form gave consent to test through that form.

Grades 2-4: TBD

Grades 6 & 7: TBD

Naglieri for new to Northshore and referred students. 

Currently Single Qualified 2-4: TBD

Currently Single Qualified 6&7: TBD

All others: TBD

IOWA Assessments


Data Analysis


Parent Notifications sent home with students or sent in postal mail


Deadline for accepting Highly Capable services

Deadline for submitting Appeals Form

Deadline for submitting Portfolio Review Form