Identification | Kenosha Unified School District

Identification

Parent/Guardian Referral

If a parent/guardian feels a child’s needs are not being met through classroom differentiation or select enrichment services, then a referral should be made for more intensive enrichment services.

  • A parent/guardian may refer students for consideration for intensive enrichment services at any time.

  • A referral form should be filled out and returned to the child’s teacher. Referral forms are available at the schools or here.

Staff Member Referral

If a staff member feels a child’s needs are not being met then a referral should be made for more intensive enrichment services.

  • Any staff member can initiate a referral at any time.

  • The referring staff member should notify the parent/guardian that a referral has been made.

Universal Screener (First Grade)

A universal screening process will be conducted through the Office of Talent Development at the first grade level.  The following assessments are administered.

  • Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test (NNAT3)

  • Cognitive Abilities Test 7 (CogAT-7)

  • Scales for Identifying Gifted Students (SIGS) Home Rating Scale

  • Scales for Identifying Gifted Students (SIGS) School Rating Scale

Universal Screener (Fifth Grade)

A universal screening process will be conducted through the Office of Talent Development at the fifth grade level.

  • Identify students who meet the following criteria

    • Advanced in reading or math on the fourth grade WSAS

    • Score in the 95th percentile or above on the Fall and Winter Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) Assessment for reading or math (fifth grade)

  • The following assessments are administered to the identified students.

    • Cognitive Abilities Test 7 (CogAT-7)

    • Scales for Identifying Gifted Students (SIGS) Home Rating Scale

    • Scales for Identifying Gifted Students (SIGS) School Rating Scale

General Document(s)
Form English Spanish
Intensive Enrichment Services Referral Form PDF icon intensive-enrichment-services-referral.pdf PDF icon intensive-enrichment-services-referral-sp.pdf