As per PA Code Chapter 16, mentally gifted refers to outstanding intellectual and creative ability, the development of which requires specially designed programs or support services, or both, not ordinarily provided in the regular education program. Gifted education for identified students enables them to participate in acceleratio or enrichment programs, or both, as appropriate, and to recieve services according to their intellectual and academic abilities and needs.
The Ringgold School District is committed to providing quality gifted support services to all identified students throughout the district. All gifted support services are operated under the guidelines of state (Chapter 16) regulations. Ringgold has procedures in place for the identification of mentally gifted students, which are completed prior to any student receiving gifted support services based on their unique needs.