Gifted Program (SAIL)

Overview
SAIL, Affton School District's gifted program, is offered in grades K-8.  Students in SAIL participate in interdisciplinary studies with their intellectual peers.  Students in grades K-5 attend SAIL once per week.  Students in middle school attend SAIL daily as part of their social studies program.

Students in high school have access to honors and AP classes. 

Identification
Affton School District follows guidelines as determined by the state of Missouri.  Students' academic ability is measured using standardized testing.  Intellectual ability is measured using IQ testing.  Additionally, students' demonstration of gifted characteristics are observed using a standardized observation tool.

Referrals
If you would like your child referred for testing, please contact:

Grades K-2:  Sandy Kettelkamp skettelkamp@afftonschools.net

Grades 3-5:  Laura Pezzani lpezzani@afftonschools.net

Grades 6-8:  Steven Brinkmeyer sbrinkmeyer@afftonschools.net or Julia Heilich jheilich@afftonschools.net

PEGS
Families interested in the Program for Exceptionally Gifted Students can find out more information here:  https://go.lindberghschools.ws/Page/6323 

For additional information or questions, please contact the District Gifted Coordinator, Laura Pezzani at lpezzani@afftonschools.net or 314-842-1238.  
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