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Talented & Gifted

Boulder High School


​BVSD schools provide programming for Talented and Gifted (TAG) students based on their identified needs and in accordance with district identification policy, which is based on a body of evidence​.



 Talented and Gifted Information{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}<p>​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​BVSD schools provide programming for Talented and Gifted (TAG) students based on their identified needs and in accordance with district <a href="">identification</a> policy, which is based on a body of evidence.   Student may be identified as talented and gifted in one or more of the following areas: </p><ul><li> ​General or specific intellectual ability​ </li><li> Specific academic aptitude </li><li> Creative or productive thinking​ </li><li> ​Leadership abilities </li><li><p>Visual arts, performing arts, musical or psychomotor abilities</p></li></ul><p> Schools follow the BVSD <a href="">Acceleration</a> policy when making decisions about subject or grade level acceleration for students.  Some highly advanced gifted children may enter kindergarten or first grade early through  the BVSD <a href="">Early Access</a> policy.  <br>The classroom teacher is the primary provider of advanced academic services to students. Programming is documented in the student's <a href="">Advanced Learning Plan</a> (ALP) or, at the secondary level, ​(<a href="">ICAP​</a>). Programming may include academic, enrichment,  and affective (social emotional) supports and extensions.  </p><p>BVSD  sponsors four district-wide enrichment activities.  These are open to students whether they are identified as talented and gifted or not.   <br>More information is available at the links below.<span style="text-align:center;line-height:1.6;">​​</span></p><p> </p><ul><li> <a href="" style="text-align:center;line-height:1.6;">Corden Pharma Regional Science Fair</a> (grades 6-12)​<br></li><li> <a href="" style="text-align:center;line-height:1.6;">Destination Imagi​nation Boulder </a> (grades k-12)<span style="text-align:center;line-height:1.6;">​</span><br></li><li> <a href="" style="text-align:center;line-height:1.6;">National History Day</a> (grades 6-12)​<br></li><li>​<a href="">District Literary Magazine​</a> (grades K-12)<br></li><ul><li>​<a href="">Guidelines​​</a></li></ul></ul><p> <br></p><div>​The BVSD <a href="" target="_blank">Advanced Academic Services</a> office supports schools and stakeholders, offers professional development, and oversees school based programming.  A wealth of information is available on the BVSD TAG <a href="" target="_blank">Webpage</a>.   <p>The TAG Educational Advisor is the primary  advocate for students, communications, and programming in the school. </p><p> <span style="line-height:1.6;">​For additi</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">onal information, please contact the </span> <span style="line-height:1.6;"></span><a href="" style="line-height:1.6;">BVSD Office of A​​dvanced Academic Services</a><span style="line-height:1.6;"> or join the BVSD TAG Listserv -an email list open to all who are interested which provides information about opportunities for children and parents in the local area.   </span><span style="line-height:1.6;">​​​​</span></p></div>