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2120 E. Naco Vista
(at Cavett Elementary)
Tucson, AZ 85713
(520) 225-1310
fax: (520) 225-1307
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Gifted and Talented Education

Deadline extended for submitting Kindergarten Testing Forms

We've extended the date for kindergarten testing permission forms to Dec 2, 2016. Please submit the form if you'd like your kindergartener to take the test!

Kindergarten Testing Permission Form (in PDF) English | Spanish

Testing Schedule for the 2017-2018 School Year

The GATE testing window for the 2017-2018 school year is October 18 - November 22, 2016. All students in first grade and fifth grade will be tested, unless parents have returned the opt-out form. Kindergarten students will be tested after winter break.

Parents of students in grades K-6 living within the TUSD boundaries can call the GATE office, (520) 225-1307, to schedule a make-up test if the students missed the testing date for their school.

School

Test Date

Banks

Thursday 11/17

Blenman

Tuesday 10/18

Bloom

Thursday 11/3

Bonillas

Thursday 11/3

Booth/Fickett K-8

Thursday 11/17

Borman K-8

Friday 11/18

Borton

Tuesday 10/25

Carrillo

Friday 10/21

Cavett

Monday 10/17

Collier

Thursday 10/20

Cragin

Friday 10/21

Davidson

Wednesday 10/19

Davis

Wednesday 10/19

Dietz K-8

Wednesday 10/19

Dodge MS

Monday 10/31

Doolen MS

Monday 10/31

Drachman K-8

Thursday 11/3

Dunham

Wednesday 10/19

Erickson

Monday 11/7 & Tuesday 11/8

Ford

Friday 11/4

Fruchthendler

Thursday 11/10

Gale

Thursday 11/10

Gridley MS

Monday 10/31

Grijalva

Monday 11/7 & Tuesday 11/8

Henry

Tuesday 10/18

Holladay

Wednesday 11/2

Hollinger K-8

Thursday 10/20

Howell

Thursday 10/20

Hudlow

Thursday 10/27

Hughes

Friday 11/4

Johnson

Wednesday 11/16

Kellond

Tuesday 11/8

Lawrence 3-8

Wednesday 11/9

Lineweaver

Friday 11/18

Lynn/Urq

Monday 11/7 & Tuesday 11/8

Magee MS

Monday 10/31

Maldonado

Wednesday 10/26

Mansfeld MS

Monday 10/31

Manzo

Wednesday 11/2

Marshall

Thursday 11/17

Maxwell K-8

Wednesday 10/26

McCorkle K-8

Monday 11/14 & Tuesday 11/15

Miles K-8

Wednesday 11/2

Miller

Monday 11/14 & Tuesday 11/15

Mission View

Monday 10/17

Myers/Gan

Wednesday 11/9

Ochoa

Monday 10/17

Oyama

Friday 10/28

Pistor MS

Tuesday 11/1

Pueblo Gardens K-8

Monday 10/17

Roberts/Naylor K-8

Wednesday 11/16

Robins K-8

Monday 11/14 & Tuesday 11/15

Robison

Wednesday 11/2

Rose K-8

Tuesday 11/15 & Wednesday 11/16

Roskruge K-8

Friday 10/28

Safford K-8

Monday 10/24

Secrist MS

Tuesday 11/1

Sewell

Thursday 10/27

Soleng Tom

Thursday 11/10

Steele

Tuesday 10/18

Tolson

Thursday 10/20

Tully

Wednesday 10/26

Utterback MS

Tuesday 11/1

Vail

Tuesday 11/1

Valencia MS

Tuesday 11/1

Van Buskirk

Monday 10/24

Vesey

Monday 10/24 & Tuesday 10/25

Warren

Tuesday 10/25

Wheeler

Wednesday 11/9

White

Friday 11/4

Whitmore

Tuesday 10/25

Wright

Thursday 10/27

Testing (Screening and Evaluation) Information

Grades K, 2, 3, 4, and 6 - Testing Information for Students

GATE Invitation to Test forms were mailed to the student's home address during the first week of September. The deadline to return signed to the GATE office was September 26, 2016.

District-wide Testing for Grades One and Five

All first and fifth grade students will be tested in order to increase services for students to participate in Advanced Learning Opportunities. Parents may opt-out student(s) for testing by contacting the GATE office at 225-1310.

Assessments will be administered at the student's TUSD school of enrollment. Fliers containing specific testing dates will be displayed in mid-September.

If your student is absent the day of testing, a make-up test will be held on January 28, 2017 and February 4, 2017 – location to be determined.

Gifted & Talented Education Evaluation Permission Form (in PDF): English | Spanish

The deadline for submitting the Evaluation Permission form for the 2017-2018 testing was September 26, 2016.

Results and Placements

First through sixth grade - Test results will be mailed to the student's home address in January, 2017, along with placement invitations for qualifying students.

Kindergarten - Test results will be mailed to the student's home address in February of 2017, along with placement invitations for qualifying students.

GATE Testing Window

October 18 - November 22, 2016 - 1st through 6th grade
January 10-27, 2017 - Kindergarten
Make-up Dates - January 28, 2017 and February 4, 2017
Pre-GATE Kindergarten for SY2017-18 - Please call the GATE office to schedule screening