Advanced Learning Programs / GATE
The Santa Barbara Unified School District’s philosophy is that all students will reach their full potential through programs designed to meet their needs. The Advanced Learning Program is designed to meet the needs of those students who demonstrate exceptional intellectual capability, and have been identified as gifted and/or greatly exceed grade level expectations. Through differentiated instruction, advanced learning students have equal access to the core curriculum and opportunities to not only meet, but to exceed grade level standards.
To stay informed about upcoming parent and student events, please join the Secondary GATE email distribution list by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Elementary Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) programs include GATE cluster groups, GATE pullout and enrichment lessons, and district GATE magnet classrooms at Washington Elementary School.
TESTING OR INTERPRETING GATE TEST RESULTS
Harriet Whaley, Assessment and Accountability Specialist (805) 963-4338, x6277, email@example.com
TRANSFER APPLICATIONS OR THE GATE MAGNET PROGRAM LOTTERY*
Contact: Esther Caesar or Natali Cardenas, Office of Student Services (805) 963-4338, x6278 or x6276
*Students secure seats in the magnet school for the next school year by entering a lottery that is held by the school district’s Office of Student Services each winter.
SBUSD’S GATE MAGNET SCHOOL AT WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY
Contact: Denise Granger, Principal, Washington Elementary School (805) 965-6653
CONTACT THE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL TO LEARN ABOUT GATE APPROACHES AT YOUR CHILD’S SCHOOL OR TO ARRANGE A SCHOOL VISIT
Kelly Fresch, Principal, Adams Elementary School
Gabriel Sandoval, Principal, Cleveland Elementary School
Casie Killgore, Principal, Franklin Elementary School
Veronica Binkley, Principal, Harding University Partnership School
Elena Garcia-Yoshitomi, Principal, McKinley Elementary School
Brian Naughton, Principal, Monroe Elementary School
Valerie Galindo, Principal, Roosevelt Elementary School
Anna Scharfeld, Principal, Santa Barbara Community Academy