Duke Tip Qualifiers Announced

Top Quote The Duke Talent Identification Program Has Selected Over 50% of Sweetwater Episcopal Academy's Fourth and Fifth Graders. End Quote
  • Orlando, FL (1888PressRelease) October 16, 2013 - Sweetwater Episcopal Academy announced this morning that over 50% of its fourth and fifth grade students have been selected to participate in the prestigious Duke University 4th - 6th Grade Talent Identification Program (TIP). Students qualified as participants by scoring at the 95th percentile or above on the national norms of a standardized achievement, aptitude or mental ability test battery.

    As a world leader in gifted and talented education, Duke TIP works with students, their parents, and educators to identify, recognize, challenge, engage, and help students reach their highest potential. The 4th-6th Grade Talent Search provides parents with information to help their children develop their talents during a pivotal growth stage. Through the 4th-6th Grade Talent Search, high-potential youth are encouraged to challenge themselves and begin focusing on their future while learning that developing their intelligence can be fun and fulfilling.

    Many resources and opportunities are available to qualifying 4th-6th Grade Talent Search participants. Once an application is processed at Duke TIP, participants receive confirmation of enrollment by email (if enrolling online) or by mail (if enrolling by mail), and gain immediate access to the following benefits:

    EXPLOREŽ test: above-level testing experience
    Advice and resources
    Online benefits
    Printed benefits
    Writing contest
    Rosetta StoneŽ through Duke TIP
    Discounted pricing on Independent Learning products

    About Sweetwater Episcopal Academy
    Founded in 1984, Sweetwater Episcopal Academy is a co-educational day school, located near Orlando, Florida enrolling students in grades Pre-K through Six. We are committed to providing a challenging and enriching education in a caring community. Our school offers a strong academic curriculum, motivating enrichment programs, small classes and over 25 years of academic excellence.

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