Referral Announcements

  • Highly Capable 2021 Summer Referrals and Testing

    Welcome to Oak Harbor Public Schools!

    The purpose of this form is to refer your child for Highly Capable (Gifted) Services for the 21-22 school year. In order for your child to be referred, this form must be completed.

    Please complete this referral form if your child is new to the school district for the 21-22 school year or if your child was new to the district last year and missed the Highly Capable Services referral window.

    All referred incoming 3rd-6th grade students that are referred for Highly Capable Services over the summer will be scheduled to take the Cognitive Abilities Test (cogAT) as part of the referral process. Referred students will be assigned a testing date on August 24, August 25, or August 26 from 8:30-11:30 am. The test will be proctored at the district office located at 350 S. Oak Harbor Street.

    Once the summer referral window closes on Friday, August 13th, a Teaching and Learning staff member will email and call you with your child's scheduled testing date.

    All referred K-2 students will have their cumulative records, portfolios, parent rating scale, and previous teacher's rating scale reviewed for eligibility for monitoring services. More information will be provided after the referral form is completed.

    If you have any questions, please contact us at TandL@ohsd.net.

    K-1 Grades Highly Capable Services Referral Announcement

    Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 16, Oak Harbor Public Schools will begin accepting referrals for students in grades K-1 for Highly Capable Services for the 2021-22 school year. Parents, guardians, and community members may refer students using the online K-1 Referral Form. The parent, guardian, community member referral window will close on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021.

    2nd Grade Highly Capable Services Referral Announcement

    Beginning, Monday, March 22, the district will begin accepting referrals for students in 2nd grade for Highly Capable Services for the 2021-2022 school year.  Parents, guardians, and community members may refer students using the online 2nd Grade Referral Form. The parent, guardian, community member referral window will close on Thursday, April 1, 2021. 

    3rd, 5th, & 6th Grade Highly Capable Referral Announcement

    Beginning Monday, March 1, the district will begin accepting referrals for students in 3rd, 5th, & 6th  grade for Highly Capable Services for the 2021-2022 school year.  Parents, guardians, and community members may refer students using the online 3rd, 5th, & 6th Grade Referral Form. The parent, guardian, community member referral window will close on Friday, March 12, 2021. 


    4th Grade Highly Capable Services Referral Announcement

    Beginning Thursday, Feb. 11, the district will begin accepting referrals for students in 4th grade for Highly Capable Services for the 2021-2022 school year.  Parents, guardians, and community members may refer students using the online 4th Grade Referral Form. The parent, guardian, community member referral window will close on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. 

    To learn more about Highly Capable Services, visit the District’s Advanced Learning Page

    For referral assistance, contact Katie Coder, Advanced Learning Programs TOSA, at kcoder@ohsd.net.