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PALMDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT, GATE PROGRAM

Description of the GATE Program

Overview

The GATE Program in Palmdale School District exists to meet the unique needs of identified students in academic and social areas. Classroom teachers, administration, and other school personnel address these needs. Their job is to evaluate, prescribe, and administer proper placement in academic subjects such that the classes/activities are challenging in pace, depth and complexity, and novelty. They also see to the social/emotional needs of GATE students through leadership skills and social awareness. The goals of the district GATE program focus on content, process, personal growth, social skills, and leadership skills.

Last Modified on December 13, 2012