The purpose of the Rowan-Salisbury School System’s Academically and/or Intellectually Gifted Education Program is to provide differentiated educational services for Academically and/or Intellectually Gifted students that comply with Article 9B of the state of North Carolina General Statues. It is our goal to provide a rigorous and challenging curriculum that will prepare our students for work and life in the 21st century.
Definition of AIG
Article 9B of the state of North Carolina General Statues defines Academically and/or Intellectually Gifted students as those who:
- Perform or show the potential to perform at substantially high levels of accomplishment when compared with others of their age, experience, or environment;
- Exhibit high performance capability in intellectual areas, specific academic fields, or in both intellectual areas and specific academic fields; and
- Require differentiated education services beyond those ordinarily provided by the regular education program.
AIG Identification Pathways:
99 percentile on aptitude test.
Sum of Percentiles for Aptitude and Achievement score is greater than or equal to 183
Three of the four criteria must be met to qualify with this pathway:
- Achievement test score of 93 percentile or higher
- Grade of “A” in reading and/or math for the year/semester
- Combined score of 178-182 on Pathway Two plus an average of 88 percent (304) on the Learner Inventory