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Gifted Services

Amy Peterson
Director of Talented & Gifted Education

Athens City School District Central Office
21 Birge Dr., PO Box 9, Chauncey, OH 45719
Phone: 740-797-4544 x1219
Email Mrs. Peterson
As a division of ACS Office of Special Services, a variety of services are provided for gifted students registered in elementary levels through high school.  Please use the information below for questions regarding gifted education and your child's academic needs.
The goal of ACSD Gifted services is to identify and serve students with exceptional ability and performance by providing education, opportunities, and programs that are commensurate with the academic and social/emotional needs of gifted students.  Please feel welcome to contact our office if you need assistance or further information regarding gifted education. 
Referral Windows
​Please note our new Referral Windows below for gifted screening.  Families are encouraged to first reach out to classroom teachers regarding their child's strengths and past testing data.4
  • Early Entrance:  
    • Referral Window: July 22 - August 8, 2024
    • Testing Window: August 9 - August 16, 2024
  • 1st Opportunity:                   
    • Referral Deadline:  August 12 - September 30, 2024
    • Testing Window:  October 1 - November 15, 2024
  • 2nd Opportunity:  
    • Referral Window: January 7 - March 7, 2025
    • Testing Window: March 17 - May 9, 2025
  • Early Entrance:  
    • Referral Window: February 24 - April 25, 2025
    • Testing Window: April 28 - May 9, 2025
Gifted Services Information
Gifted Services Staff
Lyndi Maxwell
Gifted Intervention Specialist
740-593-7107 x1161