Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented

Connections. Advocacy. Resources. Equity. Support.

Saint Paul Public Schools
Grades Served
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Program Name(s)
Capitol Hill Gifted & Talented Magnet School
Type of Program
Public, Self-Contained
Admission Requirements
Admission requirements: Identification of gifted and talented through the CogAT7, portfolio assessment, or prior (outside) identification or assessment
2E Accommodations
Our teachers are experienced and skilled with providing differentiation and gifted education, and many even have a 2e training certificate to meet the needs of our 2e and/or 3e learners. Our teachers, support staff, and counseling program help to support the social and emotional needs of students unidentified but in need of support.
2 Sentence Description
Capitol Hill Gifted & Talented Magnet is an elementary and middle school with a focus on providing extensive differentiation in all subjects, an incorporation of project-based and independent choice learning, and an emphasis on instruction of social-emotional needs of the gifted and talented individual. We provide many different types of individualized and choice opportunities, including ability-based math acceleration, our SEM-R (Schoolwide Enrichment Model-Reading) Reading program, band/orchestra opportunities for elementary and middle students, and enrichment groups and programs, including Mathmasters and Lego League.