Gifted Art Program

  • The Roanoke County Public Schools Gifted Art Program offers enrollment in after school and summer enrichment programs for students in grades three (3) through eight (8) identified as exceptionally talented in art.

    A student may be nominated to be screened for the gifted art program beginning in second grade.

    Any parent or Roanoke County Schools employee may nominate a student for the gifted art program.

    The screening process consists of the following steps:

    1. Nomination (digital link below)
    2. Permission to screen (e-mailed to parent or guardian)
    3. Two screening drawings (instructions e-mailed to parent or guardian)
    4. Rating scale completed by the student's art teacher (e-mailed to art teacher)
    5. The drawings are scored by a committee of four art professionals.
    6. Notification sent to parent or guardian.

Gifted Art Nominations

  • The Gifted Art Nomination Form is now digital.
    Responses to the form are received by Sara Cubberley.

    The Nomination Form is currently closed for maintenance. Please check back on September 1, 2021 for an updated link.

Gifted Art Deadlines 2021-2022

  • For students not yet identified for Gifted Art:

    September 1, 2021
    The nomination link will become active on the Gifted Art page of the RCPS website for the 2021-2022 school year.

    April 1, 2022
    For those looking to be screened for Gifted Art, this is the last date to start the nomination process and still have sufficient time to complete the entire process.

    May 1, 2022
    Deadline for submission of drawings for screening process. Any nominations or screening materials recieved past May 1 will not be eligible for Fall 2022 Gifted Art sessions

    June 15, 2022 (approximately)
    Parents will recieve e-mail notice of acceptance or denial for screenings recieved on or prior to May 1.


    For students already identified for Gifted Art:

    July 15, 2021
    Registration link for the fall program of 2021 e-mailed to parents of Gifted Art students.

    August 15, 2021
    Last date to register and pay the student's school (by cash, check, or My School Bucks).

    March 2022 (approximately)
    Art Show reception for fall Gifted Art at Central Office

    April 1, 2022
    Summer camp registration link e-mailed to parents of Gifted Art students.

    May 1, 2022
    Summer registration forms due with payment to student's school.

    May 31 through June 3, 2022
    Gifted Art Summer Camp, Week 1  (students may only sign up for one week - lessons will be the same both weeks)

    June 7 through June 10, 2022
    Gifted Art Summer Camp, Week 2  (students may only sign up for one week - lessons will be the same both weeks)

    July 15, 2022
    Registration link for the fall program of 2022 e-mailed to parents of Gifted Art students. 

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