Dividing Lines


Some students are inherently smarter than others, and they know it. At least that’s the way the gifted program at RBHS appears to senior Emily Smith, who never tested for the Extending Educational Experiences program.

EEE “separates people by intelligence levels,” Smith said. “It can be so exclusive it can affect [non-EEE students] in a negative way.”

Most of the school’s approximately 240 gifted students started their educational tracks with an optional IQ test in second grade, on which they performed in the 97th percentile, a score of 128 or above…

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