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    Students must meet 4 out of the 5 criteria to qualify for the Horizon Program:

     

          1.      TOI – a teacher observation

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          2.      NWEA MAP - MATH       

          3.      Otis-Lennon School Ability Test

                    (OLSAT)

          4.     Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)

                    – Math Composite 

          5.      Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)

                    – Science Composite 

     

    New Student - Previously identified in their former school

    Summer Testing

    August 9, 2022 - 1:00 - 4th - 8th - Horizon and Navigation

    August 10, 2022 - 8:30 - 4th - 8th - Horizon and Navigation (all day - break for lunch)

    Please call 361-242-7590 to register for testing.

     

    Testing Timeline:

    Parent Orientation for Horizon, Navigation - November 30, 2021 at STAR Annex Training Room (building 3) next door to Magee Elementary

         

      Referral forms sent home (3 - 11) - Jan. 25, 2022

      Referral forms due - Feb. 3, 2022

     

    Navigation Testing – Grades 3 – 11 - Week of Feb. 21 - 25, 2022

           Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) - Math

           Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) - Science

          Otis Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT) 

          

           NWEA MAP - ELAR - Nov. 1 - Feb. 4, 2022 (window)

        

    G/T notification letters go home Grades 3 – 11 - April 14, 2022

             

          Last day for appeal - April 28, 2022

     

    Fourth - Twelfth-grade students identified begin services - August 2022