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Highly Capable

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The Highly Capable Program (HCP) at North Kitsap School District delivers specialized instruction, engaging activities, and support services designed to accelerate learning and present distinct academic challenges for young learners recognized as highly capable.

Catering to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, the Highly Capable Program at North Kitsap School District identifies eligible students through a comprehensive evaluation conducted by a multi-disciplinary team. This team utilizes multiple measures, established criteria, and professional judgment to determine each student's eligibility. Once identified, highly capable students receive tailored services within the general education classroom through a customized student learning plan and the implementation of a highly capable plan, ensuring their unique needs are met and their exceptional abilities nurtured.

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Teaching & Learning Department
18360 Caldart Ave NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Fax (360) 396-3934

Gwen Lyon
Assistant Superintendent
(360) 396-3021

Craig Barry
Director of Secondary Education 
(360) 396-3018

Karen Brumley
Director of Elementary Education
(360) 396-3042

Alexis Wendt
Teaching & Learning Secretary
(360) 396-3561