Acceleration Application

The Acceleration Programs, including Cambridge, are accepting applications for  the 2020-2021 school year on a rolling basis at this time.  The application can be accessed below.

Acceleration Application 
Applications due on January 31, 2020

The following information applies to Cambridge applicants: Students new to the program and students moving schools need to complete an application. Students applying to 9th grade programs at all sites including Q.I. Roberts need to reapply in order to be considered for the 9th grade class. A first round application deadline is established annually. Additional applications may be submitted at any time of year. First round applications will be evaluated by a team comprised of school and district leadership. Evaluation categories include standardized test scores, grades, discipline, attendance, CogAT assessment scores, teacher recommendation, and a mandatory essay. Students applying to the program who are not already placed into gifted programming who meet basic eligibility requirements will be asked to sit for a CogAT assessment. Students not accepted into the program will be placed on a waiting list based upon the student data indicators above. Please note the basic eligibility requirements include above grade level standardized test scores, A and B grades, no discipline occurrences, no attendance concerns, above average grade equivalent CogAT scores, positive teacher recommendations, and an essay demonstrating personal academic motivation and positive goal setting.

For more information please contact:

Dr. Melissa A. Coleman, Putnam County Director of Federal Programs, Cambridge Program Director
[email protected]