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2017 – 2018 GATE Screening for 2nd and 4th Grade Students

All 2nd and 4th grade LBUSD students that are not already GATE identified will be screened for potential Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) identification. The district will utilize the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) Pre-screener as the initial screening tool in the GATE identification process.

Based on the results of the CogAT Pre-screener, students may be eligible to participate in the CogAT Post-screener. Results from the CogAT Post-screener is one of multiple measures used for GATE identification.

The CogAT Pre-screening is scheduled from Monday, October 9 – Friday, October 20, 2017.  For more detailed information about the CogAT screening calendar, please contact the counselor at your child’s school.

CogAT Pre-screening is optional. If you do not want your child to participate, please complete the “GATE Pre-Screener Parent Notification Form” located below, and return it to your school counselor by Friday, October 6, 2017.


GATE Pre-Screener Parent Notification Form 2017-2018

2nd Grade Parent Pre-Screener Letter (English and Spanish)

4th Grade Parent Pre-Screener Letter (English and Spanish)