Caldwell County Schools AIG Program Vision:
The Caldwell County Schools Academically and/or Intellectually Gifted Program works to develop the
maximum potential in students. Through rigor, relevance and relationships,
we are committed to challenging students to excel to their highest levels of success
in order to be prepared for life in the 21st century.
What is the criteria for placement in the AIG Program?
There are 3 pathways for Gifted Education in grades third through eighth. The identification process starts in third grade after reviewing the Beginning of Grade Scores (BOG), CogAt, and End of Grade Scores (EOG).
Pathway 1: Intellectually Gifted
Aptitude Test: 98% (Composite score) *this is usually the CogAt score but could be InView
Pathway 2: Academic and Intellectually Gifted
Must meet all criteria
Aptitude Test: 95% or above on Composite Score
Achievement Test: 95% or above in reading and/or math *Typically this is EOG or Met8
Pathway 3: Academically Gifted
Must qualify in three out of four criteria:
Aptitude Test: 90% or above (may be a sub-score: verbal,
quantitative or nonverbal)
Achievement Test: 90% or above in reading and/or math
Classroom Performance: “A” in nominated subject
Student Observation/Checklist: Observations completed by a minimum of 2 teachers with