Gifted and Talented Education (GATE)

Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) @ HJRWEA

Welcome to the Herman J. Russell West End Academy Gifted and Talented page. Here, you will find information about the program at HJRWEA, as well as the screening and referral process for gifted eligibility, and resources for parents. Ms. Robinson serves as the gifted go-to person and contact for the school, so if you have any questions about the program, please reach out to her at

If you would like to learn more about GATE in APS, please visit their site 

The Parent Referral window is open for students from September 1, 2022 until September 30, 2022. Please note that if your child was evaluated during the 2021-2022 school year (including those coming from 5th grade), then he or she is not eligible for testing until the 2023-2024 school year. If you are interested in having your child assessed for gifted eligibility, please contact, Ms. Robinson at, so that she can email a consent form for consideration for gifted assessment. This form must be returned on or before September 30th.

Important message for parents: Parent Referral Window for Gifted Assessment is open – Deadline September 30, 2022  


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