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Gifted & Talented

Our School’s GT Coordinator(s) Contact Information

Name(s): Jenny Krautler

Phone: 720-972-5591

When is GT testing in my school?

Universal Screening: In Adams 12 Five Star Schools, 2nd and 6th graders who are not already identified GT participate in the Universal Screening process for potential gifted and talented identification. Find more detailed information regarding Universal Screening in the Five Star District.

Important dates for the Universal Screening process at our school: All current 2nd graders and any 3rd graders who were online students last year will take the Universal Screener on September 9th or 10th.

Parent/Staff/Student GT Recommendation: All students can participate in the GT identification process by submitting a complete body of evidence. Find more detailed information regarding the GT recommendation process in the Five Star District.

If you are interested in having your child be considered for the GT identification process you need to contact your GT Coordinator for school specific information.

If you would like your child tested, please complete the Parent Form (Spanish) by September 27th. Students will be tested on November 3rd and 4th. 

Gifted & Talented Program Offerings

Advanced Curriculum & Extended Learning:  “The Vehicle”
Provides the depth and complexity needed to ensure meaningful academic growth
Our school offerings include:

  • Depth and Complexity extensions built into lessons
  • Fluid progression of the Common Core State Standards
  • Independent Passion Projects

Differentiated Learning Pathways:  “The Roadmap”
Provides an education at the appropriate level of readiness and challenge
Our school offerings include:

  • Everyday Math 4 Enrichment Groups
  • ST Math
  • Flexible Reading Groups Between and Amongst Grade Levels 

Individualized Opportunities & Enrichment:  “The Customized Options”
Actively engages and motivates through interests and meaningful learning opportunities
Our school offerings include:

  • Imagination Station
  • Extra Curricular Clubs: Green Team, Riverdale Singers, Handbells, Recorders, Yearbook Club, Battle of the Books, Student Council
  • GT Field Trips

Social-Emotional Learning:  “The Destination”
Focuses on developing the whole child by balancing empowerment and accountability
Our school offerings include: 

  • Second Step Program K-5
  • Book Studies: The Survival Guide for Gifted Kids, The Gifted Kids Workbook and Big Life Journal For Kids
  • Friendship Groups