Highly Capable Services

Hello, Northshore Families!

We have begun the process of sending screening results to families. 

Nearly 11,000 students participated in screening. Because of this, the process of sending out notifications takes a few days. 

Upon receipt of parent permission to assess, HiCap Department will be building assessment schedules. These schedules will be posted on the website, and a link will appear here. 

Northshore Middle School students working in class while the teacher walks around to talk to each table.

Highly Capable Services are designed for students identified as advanced learners through cognitive and/or academic performance.

We provide services and offer programs for students whose needs are beyond the scope of the general education classroom. Our services are designed to provide a challenging, integrated, and enriched curriculum.

Students are identified for Highly Capable services in a two step process: universal screening and assessment. Students' scores must meet a threshold in order to qualify for services.

HiCap Program Overview 2018-19


HiCap HiLights

As the Highly Capable Program continues its mission of creating an equitable identification process, we produced an analysis our 2017-18 eligibility process.




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HiCap Team

Director of Intervention Programs
Jen Benson

Instructional Support Specialist
Surya Skjonsby

Instructional Support Specialist
Trish Katz