Complete theGATE or Bridge to GATEapplication within the window provided (Click to view application).
Within the application parents will provide:
NWEA MAP scores for with Fall 2021 or Winter 2022 in Reading and Math assessments
Sign Up for Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) grades 2-5 only
Letter of Recommendation (Required for 1st grade, optional for 2nd-5th but highly recommended for students outside of St.Peter)
Possible entrance assessments
Optional IQ Results from the past 18 months
Acceptance will be based on these multiple points of data by a GATE committee.
GATE Application/ Identification Process
Parent Info Night & January Open House
ANY parent can apply for their child.
Once Applications are received (Bridge to GATE) 1st grade teachers complete teacher observation form to go with parents application/observation form. (GATE) 2nd-5th grade students sign up to complete the CogAT assessment as well as a teacher and parent observation form.
GATE Committee Reviews portfolio of scores and information.
Letter of Recommendation sent home.
Parent can choose to appeal GATE committee decision.