Advanced Academic Program (AAP) Forms

Advanced Academic Program (AAP) forms, purpose, and deadlines

For your convenience, all AAP forms are available below along with the purpose of the form, who completes the form, and the deadline. All forms are also linked within pages about AAP services.

AAP School-Based Services (Level II-III) Referral Form

Purpose: To apply for school-based Level II or Level III AAP services (Grades K-6)

Who: FCPS Parents/Guardians submit to the school

Deadline: Submit at any time during the school year to the Advanced Academic Resource Teacher (AART)

Download the School-Based Services Referral Form (PDF)

AAP Level IV Referral Form

Purpose: To request screening for Level IV AAP services (Grades 2-7)

Who:

  • Current FCPS Students: Parents/Guardians submit to the Advanced Academic Resource Teacher (AART) at the local school between first day of school and published January deadline to request spring screening
  • Newly Enrolled FCPS Students: Parents/Guardians submit by the Fall Screening deadline to request fall screening
  • Private/Home School Students: Parent/s Guardians submit as part of screening file

Deadline: See published deadline for FCPS or private/home school students

Download the Level IV Referral Form (PDF)

Gifted Behavior Rating Scale (GBRS)

Purpose: To provide screening committees with teacher commentary that describes the student’s demonstrated gifted behaviors and strengths

Who:

  • Current FCPS Students: The local school completes for each student referred for full-time Level IV services. Form posted for FCPS parent information only.
  • Private/Home School Students: Current teacher(s) completes the form; Parents/Guardians submit the form with the application file

Deadline: See published deadline for private/home school screening applications

Download the GBRS (PDF)

Parent/Guardian Questionnaire

Purpose: Optional form to provide information about the student from the family to support the AAP identification process for Levels II-IV

Who:

  • FCPS Parents/Guardians submit to school along with appropriate referral form
  • Private/Home School families submit with screening file

Deadline: Meet all relevant referral/submission deadlines

Download the Parent/Guardian Questionnaire (PDF)

AAP Level IV Summary Sheet

Purpose: Cover sheet for screening files

Who:

  • Current FCPS Students: The local school completes for each student referred for full-time Level IV services. Form posted for FCPS parent information only.
  • Private/Home School families submit with screening file

Deadline: See published deadline for private/home school screening applications

Download the Level IV Summary Sheet (PDF)

Full-Time Advanced Academic Programs Level IV Transfer/Reactivation Form

Purpose: To request:

  • reactivation of Level IV services, or
  • a change in school placement for the upcoming academic school year

Who: Parents/Guardians of Level IV-eligible students complete for students who:

  • previously deferred services and would like to reactivate,
  • moved from/returned to FCPS, or
  • would like to change placement from the Local Level IV school to the Level IV Center school or vice versa

Deadline: Submit to AAP office by May 15. Submission of this form represents a one-year commitment. After May 15, the school placement may not be changed.

Download the Level IV Transfer/Reactivation Form (PDF)

AAP Appeal Form

Purpose: To appeal Level IV eligibility decision for the most recent screening cycle

Who: Parents/Guardians mail form and additional materials to AAP office according to directions on the form

Deadline: Must submit by appeals deadline

Download the Appeal Form (PDF)