Gifted District ID/Service PLan


·         The Jefferson Area Local School District identifies gifted students in the follow categories: Superior CognitiveSpecific AcademicCreative Thinking, and Visual Performing Arts (visual arts, drama/theatre, music and dance). Services are provided for each service area beginning with Grade 2. The District Plan provides full details about services offered in the Jefferson Area Local School District. The Gifted Services staff may also serve as a resource for parents of students who qualify as Specific Academic, Creative Thinking or Visual Performing Arts.

Students may be referred on an ongoing basis by a parent or guardian, teacher, peer, self-referral or other staff member for possible gifted identification/service.  A student can also be referred for possible acceleration.  Both instances require a Referral Form and send to Gifted Coordinator at 2630 West 13th Street, Suite A, Ashtabula Ohio 44004

Any questions about the identification process or services should be directed to your building Principal or Gifted Coordinator at 440-576-9023.