• Gifted Education Mission Statement

    The mission of gifted education is to maximize the potential of gifted and talented students by providing programs and services that accommodate their advanced learning styles.


    Gifted Education Goals


    Forsyth County Schools Gifted Education Program supports The Learner Profile in the social, emotional, and academic development of all identified gifted learners.


    Gifted Teachers
    Mrs. Tanya Cheeves
    Mrs. Elizabeth Stevens
    Referrals and Eligibility 
    Forsyth County Schools follow the eligibility criteria established by the Georgia Department of Education.
                 View for more information regarding evaluation, eligibility, and the referral process please click on the links below.

    Gifted Program in Forsyth County Schools

    Testing for gifted eligibility will occur within the windows below. Please click on the links above for more information regarding the referral process.
    If you would like to submit a parent referral to be considered for further evaluation, please email your child's classroom teacher to request a Gifted Referral Packet.
    The form will be emailed to you and should be completed and returned to SPES.  
    Referrals submitted at least 1 week prior to each testing window below will be reviewed by the Gifted Eligibility Team. Parent notification will be sent home following each meeting.
     Who    Grades  Testing Window
     Spring Carryover Testing and students new to GA with gifted eligibility documentation  1-8 August 24-September 30, 2020
     New Referrals  1-8 November 2-December 11, 2020
     Spring Referrals  K-8 March 1-26, 2021