In compliance with state law, the Danville Area School District provides services designed to meet the unique needs of gifted students. The Danville Area School District identifies “gifted” students on a case-by-case basis based on state law and district policy. Under Pennsylvania regulations, the term mentally gifted is defined as “including a person who has an IQ of 130 or higher and when multiple criteria indicate gifted ability.” A person with an IQ lower than 130 may be gifted when other educational criteria in the child’s profile as indicated through a gifted rubric.
For more information, please contact the special education office at 570-271-3268 Ext. 3719.