GATE Testing and Identification

The San Diego Unified School District implemented a new protocal for gifted and talented identification beginning 2015-2016 school year.  This process will include the Cognitive Abilities Test Screener (CogAT). 

The links below provide information about the GATE Testing Process and GATE Identication.  If you have further questions about the GATE Testing and Identification process please contact your school site's school psychologist.

GATE Identification Frequently Asked Questions

GATE Testing and Identification Presentation by Carrie Rea, Program Manager Office of Related and Low Incidence Services, October 12, 2016

GATE Testing and Identification Update by Carrie Rea, May 8, 2017

GATE Test Results 

To obtain a copy of your student's GATE test results, please contact your school site administrator or school psychologist if your child was tested at a district public school.


Gate Testing for students attending Private or Charter Schools