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Highly Capable Services

The Snoqualmie Valley School District is committed to preparing all students to reach their full potential and provides a continuum of Highly Capable Services to qualifying students in grades K-12.  The Highly Capable Services Program continues to evolve in response to student needs and district capacity.  Options for service may include: academic grouping in a general education classroom, self-contained classrooms, AP and honors classes, College and Running Start.  The links below provide information about available services at each grade level and qualifications for those services.


Clustering - (Grades K through 8)

The clustering model is offered in different capacities from kindergarten through 8th grade.  This model provides services through differentiated instruction in the general classroom to students who have been identified as potentially highly capable or highly capable in either language arts or math.

STREAM Program - (Grades 2 through 5)

The Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts and Math (STREAM) Program is a magnet program based at Snoqualmie Elementary School offered to students who qualify in both language arts and math.  The STREAM Program follows a dynamic, integrated curriculum that focuses on 21st Century skills and project-based learning.  Students are encouraged to explore their talents and think like an entrepreneur.  The framework of this program shall encompass, but is not limited to, the following objectives:

Expansion of academic attainments and intellectual skills 

  • Stimulation of intellectual curiosity, independence and responsibility
  • Development of a positive attitude towards self and others
  • Development of originality and creativity

For more information about highly capable programming in the Snoqualmie Valley School District, including eligibility, qualifications and appeals information, please visit the SVSD website