Application Process

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If you are interested in having your child evaluated for placement in ISD 199’s Atheneum Gifted Magnet Program, please follow the steps below:
STEP 1: Attend a Tour

We offer select dates for families to tour Atheneum. During the guided tour, parents will visit our classrooms, meet our teachers and see the program in action!

STEP 2: Complete the Online Application

This application is for families who live out-of-district.

Click here to submit the application.

 ISD 199 Families
  • All first and second grade students in ISD 199 are screened for Gifted and Talented services, including eligibility for the Atheneum Gifted Magnet Program.
  • ISD 199 parent/guardians of students in grade 3 and 4 who meet the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) criteria may request re-evaluation by contacting Michelle Austin (Department of Learning) at 651-306-7469 or

STEP 3: NWEA - Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) - Reading & Math
STEP 4: Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT)
STEP 5: Weschler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-V)