Welcome to The Hamilton City School District Gifted Department!
Registration is now open for Camp Invention this summer. The camp will be held at Ridgeway Elementary from June 20, 2016 through June 24, 2016 from 9am – 3pm. The camp will also be held at Riverview Elementary from June 27, 2016 through July 1, 2016 from 9am – 3pm. For more information about both camps, and to register for the camps, please click on the link above.
Please read and select the links below to find out more information about services provided for “gifted” students.
- Academic Acceleration
- District Acceleration Protocol
- Early Entrance Requirements
- Early High School Graduation
- Summary of Service Provided
Gifted Identification Information
The Hamilton City School District Gifted Program holds fall and spring gifted identification screenings for all referred students. The next screening period will occur in October 2016. Teachers and parents are encouraged to refer students using the Gifted Identification Form. If you would like to refer your child for gifted identification testing, please select the link below, fill out both pages of the form and return it to the Gifted Coordinator by mail, email, or through your child’s teacher.
Referral Form Deadline for Fall Identification: September 30, 2016
Gifted Testing Information
If you would like to read more about the gifted identification testing procedures, please select one of the links below. Direct all inquiries to the Gifted Coordinator.
Fall Identification Testing Window: October 10, 2016 through October 21, 2016
- Understanding Your Child’s Written Education Plan (WEP)
- Gifted Organization Links
- 2016 Summer Camps and Courses
HCSD Teacher Resources
After School Gifted Enrichment
The after school gifted enrichment program is designed to provide curriculum enrichment for gifted students in grades 5 and 6. The goal of the enrichment program is to provide academic extensions and opportunities to gifted children through hands-on learning, guided inquiry, and critical and creative thinking. This program provides a hands-on, technology based, inquiry –centered approach to topics such as geography, mapping skills, restaurant design, Rube Goldburg machine development, the science of roller coasters, invention development, and much, much more! The enrichment program is conducted one day a week after school beginning September 21, 2015 and running through May 16, 2016. To qualify for this program the student must be identified as gifted in one or more of the following areas in 5th or 6th grade: Superior Cognitive, Math, Reading, Science, Social Studies, Creative Thinking, and the Arts. Questions regarding the program should be directed to the gifted coordinator.
Gifted Coordinator Contact Information
533 Dayton St.
Hamilton OH. 45011
(513) 887-5000 Ext. 4427