GATE results will be mailed home at the end of May.
October is the month to begin the process for GATE (Gifted and Talented Education) testing for 3rd– 6th grade students. Teachers are looking at the students’ behaviors and working to determine if they are able to see evidence of gifted characteristics with any of the students in their classroom. For a list of these GATE characteristics, please click on the link on the left of this page.
All 3rd graders are eligible for GATE testing with parent/guardian permission. Teacher or parent recommendation is required for 4th – 6th graders to qualify for testing, See your child’s teacher to request testing. Keep in mind however, to proceed with testing the student must meet the following guidelines:
- If tested prior to this year in NMUSD, they must have a score that is at least in the 80%
- A student cannot take the test a 3rd time
- If tested, the student will take the same test as prior year
If you have any questions, you may contact your school principal.