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CogAT Testing

posted Aug 14, 2017, 11:02 AM by Rhonda Lundberg

CogAT testing (Cognitive Aptitude Test - a nationally standardized, norm-referenced test that measures reasoning and problem-solving skills in three different areas: verbal, quantitative, and nonverbal) will take place at Bear Canyon during the weeks of September 5 and September 11.  All students in grades 3 and 6 will be tested.  If your student is in 1st, 2nd, 4th or 5th grade and you are interested in initiating the gifted referral process (which includes having your child take the CogAT test during this window), please contact our Gifted Education Facilitator, Megan Bruce, at  The deadline to request a referral and turn in all necessary paperwork to Megan Bruce is Monday, August 21, 2017 (this deadline applies to students in 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th grades, since all students in 3rd and 6th will be tested).