GATE Screening for SCUSD students in grades 1 through 4
occured in January.
To ensure equity among students, ALL* 1st through 4th grade
students in the Sacramento City Unified School District were
screened for possible Gifted and Talented Education (GATE)
services identification. The district utilizes the Cognitive
Abilities Test (CogAT) as the initial screening tool in the GATE
services screening process. The assessment was administered
GATE screening results and screening assessment scores
will be mailed to all families in grades 1-4. Student need
for GATE services is determined through a multi-step process that
includes not only the CogAT results, but also academic
factors and social-emotional considerations.
GATE services eligibility letters will mailed home at the
end of June. Letters are mailed via the US
Postal Service. If you do not receive a letter by Friday, July
15th, you may call the GATE Department at 916-643-9427.