2018 – 2019 GATE Screening for 2nd and 4th Grade Students
All LBUSD 2nd grade students, and 4th grade 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.
CogAT Pre-screening is scheduled from Monday, October 8 – Friday, October 29, 2018. 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 “CogAT Pre-Screener Parent Notification / Opt-Out Form” located below, and return it to your school counselor by Friday, October 5, 2018.
Private school screening is scheduled by contacting the GATE Office.
CogAT Pre-Screener Parent Notification / Opt-Out Form 2018-2019
2nd Grade CogAT Pre-Screener Parent Notification / Opt-Out Form (English and Spanish)
4th Grade CogAT Pre-Screener Parent Notification / Opt-Out Form (English and Spanish)