Franklin Elementary School

Gifted Services (GATE)

Welcome to Gifted Services!  
Students in the Rochester Public Elementary Schools may qualify for Gifted Services for grades 3, 4, and 5 based on the scores achieved on a combination of identification tests, the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) and the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) Assessment. These tests assist the district with identification of students with gifted aptitudes in verbal or non-verbal courses of study. Verbal classes will incorporate reading and social studies standards. Non-verbal classes will incorporate mathematics and science standards. If students achieve a combined ranking on performance measures, then they will be formally identified to receive gifted services in Rochester Public Schools. 

For more information regarding: 

  • Curriculum
  • Identification
  • Important Dates
  • Advancement
  • Highly Gifted Program at Friedell and Kellogg
  • RAMP Links
  • Resources

Please click on the District-Wide Gifted Services TAB on the left.

I'm Carrie Johnson, the Gifted Services Specialist at Ben Franklin and Montessori at Franklin. Welcome! Thank you for visiting my site! I work with students who need extra challenge in verbal (Language Arts and Social Studies) and nonverbal (Math and Science) academic areas.  I am very excited to be working with your children and am looking forward to a great year! Please contact me via email if you have a question or need assistance. Thank you.

Carrie Johnson

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