What is Hi-cap?
Hi-cap is an abbreviation for Highly Capable and refers to services for Highly Capable students. A Highly Capable student performs, or shows potential for performing, at significantly advanced levels when compared with other students of their age, experience, or environment.
Highly capable students may have outstanding capabilities in their general ability to learn, in specific subjects, in their creativity, and/or in leadership skills. Highly Capable students come from all segments of the population.
The goal of Aberdeen School District’s Highly Capable Services is to engage and challenge Highly Capable students through relevant instruction and learning opportunities available in their classrooms, schools, community, and home.