Extended Learning Program
The mission of the Saydel CSD ELP Program is to serve and challenge the unique learning needs of each and every ELP student.
PURPOSE—In accordance with Iowa State Policy 257.44 (“Gifted and talented children” are those children who are identified as possessing outstanding abilities and who are capable of high performance. Gifted and talented children are children who require appropriate instruction and educational services commensurate with their abilities and needs beyond those provided by the regular school program). The Saydel Community School District believes an appropriate and effective Extended Learning Program educational program is necessary for select highly able students who have demonstrated cognitive abilities beyond what is typical of their chronological age cohorts in one or more academic areas.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF POLICY—In accordance with Saydel Board Policy 102, Saydel Community School District will not discriminate in its educational activities on the basis of: race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, marital status, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Gifted students will also not be discriminated against on the basis of English language proficiency.