Highly Capable Program

The Highly Capable Program (HCP) provides instruction, activities and services that accelerate learning, and offer a unique academic challenge for young learners identified as highly capable.

At North Kitsap School District, the Highly Capable Program serves students in grades K-12. Students are identified by a multi-disciplinary team using multiple measures, criteria guidelines, and professional judgement.  Refer to characteristics of highly capable students in the Parent/Guardian handbook.

Students who are identified are generally performing or having the potential to perform in the top 2 to 5 percent. The top 2 % are eligible for self-contained classes in the 3rd through 8th grade AGATE classes. Students who perform in the top 5 %, or opt out of the AGATE program, are served in the general education classroom through a student learning plan and building highly capable plan. 


 

Contacts

Kimberly Kinzer
Executive Director of Teaching and Learning
kkinzer@nkschools.org
(360) 396-3021

Craig Barry
Director of  Secondary Schools
cbarry@nkschools.org
(360) 396-3018

Tim Garrison
Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary Education
tgarrison@nkschools.org
(360) 396-3020 
Maria Quennet
Secretary, Highly Capable Program
mquennet@nkschools.org
(360) 396-3561




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