Reminder: Advanced Academics Referral Deadline

November 20, 2018

The deadline to refer students in grades 2-6 for full-time, AAP Level IV services to begin during the 19-20 school year is Thursday, January 10, 2019 by 4:00 p.m. In addition to the mandatory Level IV referral form, parents may also submit the following optional materials:

  • A Parent/Guardian Questionnaire
  • Private ability testing done with George Mason or a licensed psychologist
  • Up to 4 single-sided pages of work samples that demonstrate critical and creative thinking
  • Up to 5 single-sided pages of a combination of awards/letters of recommendation

All items should be submitted together and addressed to Sara Balcanoff, AART. Parents may drop applications off in the SVES office at any time prior to the 10th. Applications cannot be accepted through email.

Please refer to the AAP website  for forms and information, or contact Sara Balcanoff at with any questions.