Blair High Ability Learner Program:


Philosophy: The Blair Community Schools recognizes the individual characteristics of the student and strives to advance to the fullest all aspects of the student's development. Screening and identification, case studies, program options, and placement are planning components of the program for the high ability learners which can aid these students in their attempt to develop their abili ties to optimum levels.

Definition: The Blair Community Schools recognizes students have opportunities at school and in the community to develop specific talents in the areas of creativity, leadership, intellectual capac-ity, visual and performing arts, and specific academic fields. At this time, the Blair Community Schools will identify learners with high ability as students who show evidence of high performance ability in intellectual and academic areas.

Idenfication Criteria and Programming: Identification criteria for the High ability Learner Program and grade level programming can be viewed at each specific building site.