Gifted Art Program

  • The Roanoke County Public Schools Gifted Art Program offers enrollment in after school and summer enrichment programs for students in grades three (3) through eight (8) identified as exceptionally talented in art.

    A student may be nominated to be screened for the gifted art program beginning in second grade.

    Any parent or Roanoke County Schools employee may nominate a student for the gifted art program.

    The screening process consists of the following steps:

    1. Nomination (digital link below)
    2. Permission to screen (e-mailed to parent or guardian)
    3. Two screening drawings (instructions e-mailed to parent or guardian)
    4. Rating scale completed by the student's art teacher (e-mailed to art teacher)
    5. The drawings are scored by a committee of four art professionals.
    6. Notification sent to parent or guardian.

Gifted Art Nominations

Gifted Art Deadlines 2020-21

  • Important note: The Fall Gifted Art program registration and start date have been postponed until a later date. Email updates will be provided by the Supervisor of Art.

    (Postponed) July 15, 2020
    Registration link for fall program e-mailed to parents of Gifted Art students.

    (Postponed) September 1, 2020
    Tentative start date for fall program for Gifted Art students.

    Late December / Early January
    End of fall program for Gifted Art students.

    January 15, 2021
    For those looking to be screened for Gifted Art, this is the last date to start the nomination process and still have sufficient time to complete the entire process.

    February 15, 2021
    Deadline for submission of drawings for screening process. Drawings recieved after February 15 will still be processed, but the student will not be eligible for Summer 2021 Gifted Art sessions. Drawings recieved after February 15 may be eligible to attend Fall 2021 Gifted Art sessions, pending RCPS ability to conduct a summer screening, and the student's acceptance into the program. See May 21 deadline (below) for more details.

    March 15, 2021
    Tentative date for mailing notice of acceptance or denial for screenings received on or prior to February 15.

    March 25, 2021
    Summer camp registration link e-mailed to parents of Gifted Art students.

    May 1, 2021
    Summer registration forms due with payment to student's school.

    May 25, 2021
    End of 2020-21 school year. Last date for all screening materials to be on file for Fall 2021 Gifted Art eligibility. Any nominations or screening materials recieved past May 21 will not be eligible for Fall 2021 Gifted Art sessions. but will be processed for future Gifted Art program eligibility.

    June 1-4, 2021
    Gifted Art Summer Camp, Week 1

    June 7-10, 2021
    Gifted Art Summer Camp, Week 2

    June 14-17, 2021
    Gifted Art Summer Camp, Week 3

    July 15, 2021
    Registration link for fall program e-mailed to parents of Gifted Art students.

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