• Fall GATE OLSAT Test will be available to 3rd – 8th grade students the week of October 17th.

    Spring GATE Testing 3rd  – 7th Grade – Week of March 3, 2023

    2nd Grade Testing – April 2023, during CAASPP testing


    There are three ways to qualify for GATE in Jefferson Elementary School District:  

    Earn a qualifying score on the Otis-Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT), meet the district CAASPP Score criteria, or through the teacher

     recommendation/portfolio process.  Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) testing is open to second through eighth graders who have not taken the 

    OLSAT 8 in the past three years. 

    **GATE TESTING will be held October 18th, 2022: 
    2nd-3rd Grade: 2:00-3:00 PM in F04 (Finton's room) 
    4th-8th Grade: 3:00-4:00 PM in F02 (Walther's room) 
    Parents are responsible for student transportation for testing after school. Parents can contact the office and ask for a gate application or they can apply online at:  https://www.jeffersonschooldistrict.com/Page/53