Timeline for the 2023-2024 highly capable Eligibility Process is below.  Please check back often for the most up-to-date information. 




1st Grade: Sept. - Oct. 

5th Grade: Sept. - Oct. 

Screen all 1st and 5th grade students with Naglieri

October 14

Window closes for Referrals.

Final date for newly enrolled students to become part of our screening and assessment process for eligibility for the NEXT school year. Students enrolling after this date may be included in the makeup testing process or may submit a transfer review if the student participated in highly capable classes in their previous school.

December 14

Window closes for Non-Northshore students to Apply for HiCap testing.

November 10 for Grades 6-7

November 14 for grades 1-5

Parent permission deadline for IOWA (all grades)

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: October - November

Grades 6 & 7: October - November

Naglieri for new to Northshore and referred students. 

November - December

Makeup dates in Early January

Iowa Assessment Testing Dates


Makeup NNAT3 and Iowa

Late January - Late February

Parent Notifications sent in email. Score letters posted in ParentVue Documents tab.

February 28


Deadline for accepting EAP Placement


March 4

Deadline for submitting Appeal and Portfolio Review Form