• Private/Home School Testing Application

    STUDENTS WHO RESIDE IN PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY AND ATTEND A PRIVATE SCHOOL OR ARE REGISTERED AS HOMESCHOOLED ARE ELIGIBLE TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION FOR TAG TESTING AND SCREENING.

    THE APPLICATION WINDOW IS NOW CLOSED.  
     

    TAG Testing and Screening Timeline
    For Private and Homeschool Students
     
    Current Prince George’s County residents (grades 1 – 7)
    attending a private or home school are eligible for TAG testing and screening. 

    Nov. 8

    Application for TAG testing/screening of private school students available.  

    Jan. 4

    For PGCPS Specialty Lottery Application, click here.

    Jan. 12

    TAG Testing and Screening for Private School Students Application is due via U.S. mail  by 5:00 pm.  Late applications cannot be accepted.

    Parents are encouraged to secure a student identification number from the boundary school and submit a Specialty Lottery application DURING the screening process.

     Only students that are TAG identified will receive possible placement via the lottery process.

    Feb. 10

    Private School/Homeschool TAG Testing (no walk ins) 8:30 – 12:30

    Parents/Guardians must stay on the premises during the testing.

    Feb. 14 - 21

    Parents will be notified via U.S. mail of the results of the TAG screening.

    March 12

    PGCPS Specialty Lottery Application Deadline 
    For application, click here.

    Students must be TAG identified by PGCPS and apply to the lottery by the deadline to be eligible to attend the TAG Center Program.  Placements are made based on home address.  Use School Finder to identify the program boundary school.

     

    Grades

    Cognitive Ability Assessment

    Achievement

     Assessment

    1 and 2

    Otis-Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT)

    Does not apply

    3 - 7

    Otis-Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT)

    SCAT

    Reading and Math