Students who demonstrate extraordinary general intellectual development, in relation to their chronological peers.
Students who perceive unusual relationships among his or her environment and among ideas; overcome obstacles to thinking and doing; and/or produce unique solutions to problems.
Specific Academic Ability
Students who consistently function at highly advanced academic levels in specific subject areas, particularly in either English Language Arts & Literacy/Reading, English, or Mathematics.
Students who exhibit behavior characteristics of extraordinary leadership; possess confidence and knowledge; influence others effectively; display problem-solving and decision-making skills; express ideas in oral or written form clearly; show sense of purpose and direction.
Students who consistently produce advanced ideas and/or attain exceptionally high scores on achievement tests.
Ability in Performing Arts and/or Visual Arts
Students who originate, produce, perform, or respond at extraordinarily high levels in the arts.
Other California Ed Code Categories
Any other criterion which meet standards set forth by the California State Board of Education.