Contacts

State Education Agency

Rhode Island Department of Education

David Sienko

Director

Learning Beyond Grade Level

255 Westminster Street

Providence, RI  02903

401-222-8333

 

 

State Gifted Education Association

Statistics

Year Data Collected 
2011-2012
Total Student Population 
144,000
Number of Identified Gifted Students 
Not collected
State Funding for Gifted and Talented Education 

2012-2013:  $0

2011-2012:  $0

2010-2011:  $0

Policy

Areas of giftedness addressed in state definition: 
Intellectually Gifted
Academically Gifted
Leadership
Performing/Visual Arts
Creatively Gifted
Does the state mandate identification for gifted & talented education? 
No
Does the state mandate services for gifted & talented education? 
Yes
Does the state provide guidance or guidelines for the process of identifying gifted & talented students? 
No
Does the state have a policy requiring districts to recognize gifted eligibilities from other districts in the same state? 
No state policy, up to LEA to determine
Does state policy permit early entrance to kindergarten? 
State policy does not permit
Does the state have an acceleration policy? 
No state policy, up to LEA to determine
Does the state require general education teachers to receive training on gifted students after initial teacher certification is attained? 
No
Does the state require professionals working in specialized gifted ed programs to have a gifted ed endorsement or certification? 
No
Does the state monitor/audit LEA programs for gifted & talented students? 
Yes
Does the state report on the achievement or learning growth of gifted students? 
No