• GATE – OLSAT Testing

    Fall GATE Testing

    Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) testing is open to all third through eighth graders who have not taken the OLSAT 8 in the past three years.  The three possible ways to qualify for GATE for 2018-2019, will be through the Otis-Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT), CAASPP Score criteria met, or through the teacher recommendation / portfolio process.  The OLSAT test will be given to eligible 3rd - 8th graders in November.  Testing will occur after school at your child’s school site.  The testing schedule can be found below.  Parents are responsible for student transportation.  If you would like your child to participate in the upcoming GATE testing, please contact the school office and ask for a GATE application or go to the Jefferson School District Website (www.jeffersonschooldistrict.com) for the application. 

    The application can be found under Academic Programs, Gifted and Talented, GATE student application or click:  http://www.jeffersonschooldistrict.com/site/default.aspx?pageid=53


    The application must be completed and returned to the school office by Friday, October 26th!


    Testing Schedule:

    • Friday, November 2, 2018 at Jefferson
    • Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Hawkins
    • Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Monticello
    • Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Traina

    If you have any questions, please contact Student Services at (209) 836-4531.