The Pre-School Gifted Program is an educational program for children between the ages of 3 and 5 who are identified as gifted by the East Baton Rouge Parish School System.Pre-School classes provide a high degree of complexity and extend beyond the prescribed curriculum offered in regular classes. Classes are taught by teachers certified in Pre-School Gifted Education and have a reduced class size in order to individualize each student’s educational program. Characteristics of Pre-School Gifted Children
If a child currently attends a school in East Baton Rouge Parish School System, then the school counselor can adminster the gifted screening.
Parents can call Pupil Appraisal Services directly to schedule screening for their child at (225) 929-8600.
Program Features Small class size Enrichment and higher level thinking skills Compacted curriculum Creative opportunities Individualized education
PreK students in gifted classes may be assigned to one of the following sites:Audubon, Bernard Terrace, Buchanan, LaSalle, Merrydale, Parkview, Polk or Westminster.This PreK assignment does not ensure continued placement in the kindergarten program at that school site.Assignments for kindergarten will be coordinated by the Gifted and Talented Office prior to enrollment in kindergarten.Written notification of kindergarten assignments will be mailed to the parents no later than March 1st.