Shelton's Advanced Academic Program

Advanced Academic Program



 “The energy of the mind is the essence of life.

Early Entrance to Kindergarten

Under Construction! Please Contact Kelly Neely with any questions. 360-426-1687​


Advanced Academics Referral

The referral window for Advanced Academics is open October 30th through December 14th, 2018. The deadline for returning all required forms to your school or the Shelton School District Office is Friday, December 14th, 2018, by the close of business.​ Please contact your child's teacher, principal, or Kelly Neely for more information.


OSPI - Legislation mandates that highly capable is basic education in Washington State​. Information on the Highly Capable standards for Washington students:


Chapter 28A.185 RCW



Information Pertaining to
Highly Capable L​earners:

A great place to begin is signing up 
NAGC​ (National Association for
Gifted Children). This is the research-
based organization used by the State
of Washington to support our highly
capable students. You will find:​

  • ​Parent Resources​
  • Information on Giftedness
  • ​Advocating for Gifted Students
  • Parent Tip Sheets
  • Information on Acceleration
  • Asynchronous Development (Different Rates of Development)​
  • Early Childhood
  • ​​Perfectionism
  • Nurturing Creativity
  • ​Motivation and Learning​
  •  ​​Social and Emotional Needs​​

Please contact:

Kelly Neely
Intervention Program Coordinator
Shelton School District
700 S. 1st Street
Shelton, WA   98584
360-426-1687   Ext. 10071
  • 700 S. First St., Shelton, WA 98584
  • p: 360-426-1687
  • f: 360-427-8610

The Shelton School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Linda Arnold, Executive Director of Human Resources. 360-426-1687. 700 S. 1st Street; Shelton, WA 98584. Complaint procedure can be found on this website under Board Policy #3210 (students) and #5010 (employees).

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