Statement of commitment

The Meridian School District Highly Capable program is committed to engaging learners in challenging curriculum to meet their current needs. We are dedicated to providing our students with a safe and nurturing environment where they can learn and grow.

Philosophy and purpose

The Meridian School District Highly Capable program believes in developing the special abilities of every student. We endeavor to offer challenging and appropriate learning opportunities to our students.

State Definition

Highly capable students are those who perform or show potential for performing at significantly advanced academic levels when compared with others of their age, experiences, or environments. Outstanding abilities are seen within students’ general intellectual aptitudes, specific academic abilities, and/or creative productivities within a specific domain. These students are present not only in the general populace but are present within all protected classes. ( WAC 392.170.080)


All services in the Meridian School District are provided within the general education classroom through differentiation and flexible grouping.


If you have any questions, please email Rosalind Schumann at .