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Series 602.6.1.1P - Request for Consideration of Grade Acceleration

Adopted: September 2008
Revised: September 2021


To be completed by the person making the request:

This form should be submitted to the school principal between September 1 and April 1. Requests received after April 1 will be processed during the following school year. After this document is received, a referral team consisting of the school principal, gifted and talent development teacher, psychologist, and classroom teacher(s), special education teachers, English language development teacher and gifted and talent from the next development teacher (as appropriate) will review the request and determine if the grade acceleration process should be started. If the process is started, a six week academic intervention period will take place and data will be collected before a recommendation is made about grade acceleration.

Student’s name                                                                                                     

Date of birth            Grade           School                                                        

Name of person requesting grade acceleration                                                          

Relationship to student                                                                                          

Name of parent(s)/guardian(s)                                                                                

Address                                                                            Phone                            

Please attach a letter or state below the rationale for grade acceleration. Your information will help the referral team decide the next step. The rationale should be written by the person requesting acceleration.