Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented

Connections. Advocacy. Resources. Equity. Support.

Buffalo Hanover Montrose
Grades Served
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Program Name(s)
Type of Program
Public, School within a School
Admission Requirements
Families must make a request for their child to be assessed for the Quest program. Test scores from the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) and the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) are used to make placement decisions, as well as other information. Students who are considered for placement should score in the mid-90th percentiles on the MAP and CogAT tests. Parents and teachers submit information on students to help guide the team in making placement decisions for the program. BHM School District resident and non-resident students are welcome to apply. All qualified students participate tuition free.
2E Accommodations
Accommodations included in IEP or 504 plans are used in planning for placement to ensure all students are receiving the support to be successful.
2 Sentence Description
The program covers the core areas of English, mathematics, science and social studies within a full-time, elementary classroom for students in grades 2-5, and at the middle and high school level in grades 6-9. The curriculum is accelerated in mathematics and science, with students studying content above grade level. It is also highly enriched in language arts and social studies.