• Gifted and Talented - Academic

  • Students in grades 2-9 who score at the 94%ile or above on Winter i-Ready or MAP testing (Reading OR Math) will meet the criteria for Dimension B in the Gifted and Talented Identification process. We anticipate that status notification letters will be distributed through PowerSchool email to families by the end of day on 2/16. These mid-year status updates could impact eligibility for the Performance Task Assessment and School Choice eligibility for Buist Academy. 

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  • Students who participate in the SAIL program in grades 3-5 will receive their SAIL Growth Report through PowerSchool email distribution on 2/6. Please see our parent resources page for more information. 

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  • Students in grades 2-5 who are partially identified as gifted and talented are eligible for the SC Performance Task Assessment that will be given at all elementary schools 2/20 - 3/8. Your child's school will communicate specific testing dates. Please see our parent resources page for more information. 

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  • Meet the Team

  • About Us

  • Gifted and Talented

    Gifted and Talented fosters in each student a desire for excellence, compassion for others, and a sense of individual responsibility to self, the school, the community, and a changing society. 

    How We Directly Support Schools

    • Challenge and stimulate the Academically Gifted and Talented student.
    • Assist in delivering a teaching approach that enriches and accelerates the learning of core content according to the state’s curriculum standards.
    • Provide on-going professional development in gifted and talented curriculum and teaching strategies.
    • Provide support (mentoring, PD) for teachers, administrators, parents, and the communities of CCSD.

    Our Core Services

    • Identifying and placing all CCSD academically Gifted and Talented students in grades 3-12 according to the mandated specifications of the Education Improvement Act of South Carolina (Regulation 43-220).
    • Providing each Gifted and Talented child opportunities for intellectual stimulation through group interaction with students of similar academic abilities and a curriculum of experiences and activities outside the limits of the regular classroom.
    • Empowering each gifted child to recognize and fully utilize his or her specific unique talents and to strive for excellence while contributing to self and others.
  • Contact Us

  • Gifted and Talented Office 
    St. Andrews Campus
    721 Wappoo Road
    Charleston, SC 29407

    Office Phone: 843-402-7836
    Office Fax: 843-402-7835