2018-2019 HC testing calendar at a glance




2018-2019 Highly Capable Testing Calendar

Summer Testing: August 24 and 27 (testing students new to PSD attendance area)
***Any new students living in the area, but new to PSD (previous homeschool, private school students) will be tested in January for placement in the following year.

  • August 24: Testing grades 3-6, 9:00-11:45; grades 7-8, 9:00-1:45

  • August 27:  Testing grades 3-6, 9:00-11:45

  • August 28: Selection Committee Meeting

  • September 17: Testing grades 3-6, 9:00-11:45; Testing grades 1-2, 12:30-2:30 (new to district)

  • September 18:  Appeal Deadline

  • September 20:  Appeal meeting

Young Scholars (testing current Kindergarteners)

  • October 27: Deadline for kindergarten applications

  • November 1 -21: Kindergarten testing window

  • November 29: Selection Committee

  • December 7: Kindergarten placement letters

  • January 10: Appeal Deadline

  • January 22: Appeal Meeting

PAGE (testing current 6th and 7th graders)

  • November 27: Parent Night at Kalles, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

  • November 28: Parent Night at Ferrucci, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

  • November 29: Parent Night at Stahl, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

  • December 17: Deadline for PAGE applications

  • January 8-16: PAGE testing

  • January 22:  Selection Committee

  • January 28: PAGE placement letters

QUEST (testing current 2nd graders)

  • February 4-8: CogAT Screener administered in schools to all 2nd graders

  • February 19-22: Make-up tests

  • February 22: Deadline for post-screener consent (students in top 12%)

  • March 4-8: Post-screener testing window

QUEST (testing current 3rd -5th graders)

  • February 15: QUEST parent night at Zeiger, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

  • March 11: Deadline for application

  • March 14-29: Testing window

  • April 3: Selection Committee

  • April 16: QUEST placement letters

  • May 6: Appeal deadline

  • May 8: Appeal Committee

Spring Young Scholars (testing grades K-1)

  • April 2: Young Scholars parent night at Zeiger, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

  • April 16: Application deadline

  • April 23-May 6: Testing window

  • May 9: Selection Committee

  • May 14: Young Scholars placement letters

  • June 3: Appeal deadline

  • June 6: Appeal Committee