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Gifted program eligibility testing

2/19/2015

​​​​Update: A make-up test date is scheduled for K-9 graders interested in the Renaissance Gifted Academy. The eligibility test begins at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 28 at Washington Academy, 1421 West Street. Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in. For more information visit the Renaissance Testing webpage.


Gifted and talented student often need extra challenges and creative outlets. We offer unique programs to nurture your child's gifts and talents through specialized curriculum.

The Renaissance Gifted Academy is for grades 1 through 12; the Creative and Performing Arts Academy is for grades 6 through 12. The community is invited to attend an information session to learn more about the programs. Important dates and times are listed below:

Renaissance Gifted Academy
To attend the Renaissance Gifted Academy for the 2015 - 2016 school year, students need to take part in our eligibility testing. All students in public and private school are welcome to participate with all testing taking place at Washington Academy, 1421 West Street, as follows:

Renaissance Testing dates
  • November 22, 2014 8:30 am Students currently in Grades 2-4
  • November 22, 2014 1:00 pm Students currently in Grades 5-9
  • January 24, 2015 8:30 am Current Kindergarteners & 1st Graders
Renaissance Information Sessions​
(sessions are not grade-based; all are welcome)
  • November 12, 2014 5:30 - 6:30 pm Thurgood Marshall Middle School, 4664 N. Rockton Avenue
  • November 13, 2014 5:30 - 6:30 pm Washington Academy Elementary School, 1421 West Street
  • ​January 15, 2015 5:30 - 6:30 pm Washington Academy Elementary School, 1421 West Street

For more information, visit the Renaissance ​Gifted Academy webpage.


CAPA

To attend the Creative and Performing Arts program (CAPA), middle and high school students need to audition in November and January to be eligible for entrance into the program during the 2015 - 2016 school year. All students in public and private schools are welcome to participate.

CAPA Information Session

  • November 19, 2014 5:30 - 6:30 pm Auburn High School Theatre, 5110 Auburn Street

CAPA Auditions
Auburn High School​

  • November 23, 2014 1:00 - 5:00 pm
  • November 24, 2014 4:00 - 8:00 pm

West Middle School

  • January 10, 2015 1:00 - 4:00 pm
  • January 13, 2015 4:30 - 8:30 pm (Jan. 8 was canceled)​​
  • January 27, 2015 4:30 - 8:30 pm

For more information, visit the CAPA w​ebpage or call (815) 720-4856.