BESD Highly Capable Program (HiCap)
The Burlington-Edison Highly Capable Program (HiCap) serves students K-12 who perform or show potential for performing at significantly advanced academic levels when compared with others of their age, experiences, or environments.
Capacity to learn with unusual depth of understanding, to retain what has been learned, and to transfer learning to new situations;
Capacity and willingness to deal with increasing levels of abstraction and complexity earlier than their chronological peers;
Creative ability to make unusual connections among ideas and concepts;
Ability to learn quickly in their area(s) of intellectual strength; and
Capacity for intense concentration and/or focus.