• Important Dates

    Important Dates

    2021-2022

    IMPORTANT TAG

    IDENTIFICATION AND SCREENING DATES

     

    September 8 – November 20

    Grades 6 and 7 teacher and staff nomination window.  Students will be tested with an Otis-Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT) and Reading and Math Assessments.

    September 8 - January 15

    Parent nomination window.  Parents need to request TAG screening in writing to the TAG coordinator or professional school counselor. 

    September  8 - October 15

    Early Entrance to First Grade (AP 5111.11)  test request & teacher observation window. (Note:  Qualifying students should be moved to first grade by the beginning of second quarter.)

    October 25 - 29

    Grade 3 New Registrants to PGCPS will be tested with the Otis-Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT)

    (All students scoring at or above the 81st percentile will be screened for TAG services)

    November 1 - 12

    ALL Grade 1 students will be tested with the Otis-Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT) (Note:  Students moved to Grade 1 from Kindergarten via AP 5111.11 and tested with the OLSAT A should NOT test again.)

    (All students scoring at or above the 81st percentile will be screened for TAG services)

    November 5 -

    January 11

    Application window for TAG testing/screening of private or homeschooled students. (Google form)

    November 30

    AP 5111.11 Report on Early Entrance to First Grade (Attachment 2) due to the TAG Office

    December 6 - 16

    ALL Grade 2 students will be tested with the Cognitive Ability Test (CogAT)

    (All students scoring at or above the 81st percentile will be screened for TAG services)

    January 10 - 21

    ALL Grade 4 students (not already TAG-identified) will be tested with the Cognitive Ability Test (CogAT) 

    (All students scoring at or above the 81st percentile will be screened for TAG services)

    January 11

    Deadline to submit Application for TAG testing/screening of private or homeschooled students.   (NOTE:  All attachments must be included.)

    January 12

    TAG CENTER LOTTERY application available at https://pgcpsmdc.scriborder.com/

    January 10 - 21

    Grade 5 New Registrants to PGCPS will be tested with Cognitive Ability Test (CogAT) 

    (All students scoring at or above the 81st percentile will be screened for TAG services)

    January 22

    Private School/Homeschool TAG Testing (no walk-ins)

    January 29

    Private School/Homeschool TAG Testing (no walk-ins) (Snow date)

    March 23


    TAG Center Lottery application Deadline -https://pgcpsmdc.scriborder.com/

    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.

    *

    Testing window dates are subject to change per the Testing Office Master Calendar. Each School will determine the exact testing dates within the testing window.

     

    PGCPS Specialty Programs Lottery application which includes the TAG Center Program - https://pgcpsmdc.scriborder.com/


    Please contact the TAG Center Coordinator to learn more about the TAG Center Program.

    TAG Center Elementary and Middle Schools

      

    Elementary

    Contact Information

    Accokeek Academy

    (grades 2-8)

    14400 Berry Rd, Accokeek, MD 20607   

    301-203-3200

    http://www.pgcps.org/accokeek/

     

    Elementary TAG Coordinator: Ellen St. Clair ellen.stclair@pgcps.org

     

    Capitol Heights Elementary 

    (grades 2-5)

    601 Suffolk Ave, Capitol Heights, MD  20743

    301-817-0494

    http://www.pgcps.org/capitolheights/

    TAG Coordinator: Wendy Walton, wendy.walton@pgcps.org

    Glenarden Woods Elementary  (grades 2-5)

    7801 Glenarden Pkwy, Glenarden, MD  20706

    301-925-1300

    http://www.pgcps.org/glenardenwoods/

    TAG Coordinator: Amanda Soto, amanda.soto@pgcps.org 

    Heather Hills Elementary 

    (grades 2-5)

    12605 Heming Lane, Bowie, MD 20716

    301-805-2730

    http://www.pgcps.org/heatherhills/

    TAG Coordinator: Richard Johnson, Richar2.Johnson@pgcps.org

    Longfields Elementary  

    (grades 2-5)

    3300 Newkirk Ave,  Forestville,  MD  20747

    301-817-0455

    http://www.pgcps.org/longfields/

    TAG Coordinator: Erica Bair, erica.bair@pgcps.org

    Mattaponi Elementary  

    (grades 2-5)

    11701 Duley Station Road

    Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

    http://www.pgcps.org/mattaponi/

    TAG Coordinator: Amanda Meyer, amanda.meyer@pgcps.org

    Valley View Elementary  

     (grades 2-5)

    5500 Danby Ave, Oxon Hill, Md  20745

    301-749-4350

    http://www.pgcps.org/valleyview/

    TAG Coordinator: Deborah Brown, deborah3.brown@pgcps.org

    Middle

    Contact Information

    Accokeek Academy

    (grades 2-8)

    14400 Berry Rd, Accokeek, MD 20607

    301-203-3200

    http://www.pgcps.org/accokeek/

    Middle School TAG Coordinator: Leon McCants leon.mccants@pgcps.org

    Benjamin Tasker

    (grades 6-8)

    4901 Collington Road, Bowie, MD 20715

    301-805-2660

    http://www.pgcps.org/benjamintasker/

    TAG Coordinator: Janet Clarke-Green, janet.clarke@pgcps.org

    Greenbelt Middle

    (grades 6-8)

    6301 Breezewood Dr, Greenbelt, MD  20770

    301-513-5040

    http://www.pgcps.org/greenbeltms/

    TAG Coordinator: Tracey Thisse, tracey.thisse@pgcps.org

    Kenmoor Middle

    (grades 6-8)

    2500 Kenmoor Dr, Landover, MD  20785

    301-925-2300

    http://www.pgcps.org/kenmoorms/

    TAG Coordinator: Beth Novick, bnovick@pgcps.org

    Walker Mill Middle

    (grades 6-8)

    800 Karen Blvd, Capitol Heights, MD  20743

    301-808-4055

    http://www.pgcps.org/walkermill/

    TAG Coordinator: Nadine Gaujean, nadine.gaujean@pgcps.org