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2023-24 Highly Capable Application

The application will take approximately 6 minutes to complete.

Please click on the button below and complete if you would like your student to be considered for Highly Capable Program services. 

Highly Capable Application


Highly capable students perform or show potential for performing at significantly advanced academic levels when compared with others of their age, experiences, or environments.  Outstanding abilities are seen within students' general intellectual aptitudes, specific academic abilities, and/or creative productivities within a specific domain. These students are present not only in the general populace but are present within all protected classes.

Download 2023-24 Highly Capable Identification Model

New to the District Students 2023-24

Applications for highly capable testing will be taken for new to the district students throughout the summer for testing in August prior to the 2023-24 school year.  Please provide copies of current state, Math and Reading assessments, CogAT, and highly capable program placement letters from former schools to for your applicant.

Important 2023-24 Information

Qualified/identified students who have been selected for Highly Capable services in 2023-24 are being placed at their regional host school or at one of the host schools with available space.  Please find school supply lists at your host school website. The QuEST and PAGE bus schedules will be posted on the transportation website in mid to late August.  At this time, afternoon bus runs will return students to their feeder schools.  Plan to attend your host school's Back to School event.  Schools will send information to students.

Highly Capable Characteristics

Additional Information

Contact Info

Almai A. Malit, M.Ed.
Executive Director of Equity, Student Success, Strategic Engagement

Nicole Sykes
K-8 Highly Capable Coordinator

Theresa Sayama
Administrative Assistant

Highly Capable Office at Education Service Center (ESC)
302 2nd Street SE 
Puyallup, WA 98372

Highly Capable Testing Center 
Kessler Center 
1501 39th Ave SW
Puyallup, WA 98373

Additional Resources

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