Child Nutrition Services Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; fax: (202) 690-7442; or email: program.intake@usda.gov. This institution is an equal opportunity provider

Highly Capable Program

2 years ago

Tekoa School District Highly Capable Program Services


Highly capable students are students who perform or show potential for performing at significantly advanced academic levels when compared with others of their age, experiences, or environments. Outstanding abilities are seen within students' general intellectual aptitudes, specific academic abilities, and/or creative productivity within a specific domain. 


Any parent/guardian may refer his/her child for a highly capable assessment. Parents should complete the Parent Referral Form, which includes Authorization for Testing available at this link: Parent & Teacher Referral Form and in schools. In addition, teachers or other adults may nominate a student. 


Tekoa School District provides a variety of appropriate services to students who qualify to participate in the Highly Capable Program. Once services are started, a continuum of services is provided to identified students in grades K-12. 


For elementary grades, the continuum of services includes: 

• Differentiation within the classroom 

• Flexible grouping 

• Project choice 

• Enrichment 

• Cluster grouping 


 For secondary grades, the continuum of services includes: 

• Integrated classroom approaches and differentiation 

• Opportunities for course advancement 

• Future Problem Solving

• Advanced Placement classes or other advanced courses 

• Dual enrollment (including Running Start) 

• Online courses 



Questions?

Mark Heid, Principal

 (509) 284-3281

 mheid@tekoasd.org 

PO Box 869

Tekoa, WA 99033