Highly Capable

Annual Notification Announcement

(WAC 392-170-042)

Highly capable students perform or show potential for performing at significantly advanced academic levels when compared with others of their age, experience, or environments. Learning characteristics include:

  • Capacity to learn with unusual depth of understanding, to retain what has been learned, and to transfer learning to new situations
  • Capacity and willingness to deal with increasing levels of abstraction and complexity earlier than their chronological peers
  • Creative ability to make unusual connections among ideas and concepts
  • Ability to learn quickly in their area(s) of intellectual strength
  • Capacity for intense concentration and/or focus

A teacher, parent/guardian, student or community member who has knowledge of the student's abilities may refer a student for entry into Omak's Highly Capable Program. Referral forms are available in every school office, or you can complete a digital referral form.

Referrals must be completed by November 24, 2023. Parent/Guardian permission will be obtained before conducting any assessments for eligibility.