Children who demonstrate exceptional ability, exceed grade level standards in literacy and/or math, demonstrate exceptional creativity, and possess strong motivation to excel are good candidates for the Lake Chelan School District's Highly Capable Program. The District provides opportunities for students to receive, school based and/or classroom based instructional opportunities as part of a comprehensive Response to Intervention (RTI) program designed to meet the needs of all learners. Lake Chelan School District will provide highly capable instruction in the area of Mathematics for 2016-17 using either the differentiation model (elementary) or acceleration model (middle / high).

What are the Highly Capable program’s objectives?

In accordance with its philosophy to develop the special abilities of each student, the district will offer a Mathematics instructional program K-12 to meet the needs of exceptionally gifted and talented students of school age. The framework for such programs shall encompass, but not be limited to, the following objectives:

  1. Expansion of academic attainments and intellectual skills
  2. Stimulation of intellectual curiosity, independence and responsibility
  3. Development of a positive attitude toward self and others
  4. Development of originality and creativity
Highly Capable Program Application


Students enrolled from the previous year will automatically continue in the Building-Based program.

Lake Chelan Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

Designated to handle inquiries about nondiscrimination policies are:

Mrs. Tamar Burns, Title IX Compliance Officer
PO Box 369, Chelan, WA 98816

Mr. Kelly Kronbauer, Section 504 Compliance Officer
PO Box 369, Chelan, WA 98816