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491 Bond Rd.   |   Minford, Ohio 45653   |   740-820-3002
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Special Notices for Parents
(Right To Know)
 
Federal Funding for Special Programs
 
The Minford Local School District annually makes application and develops programs addressing needs assessment results. The federal Title programs provide intervention, help to reduce class size, teacher professional development, and technology. Anyone desiring to provide input and/or to ask questions regarding these programs should contact Amy O’Dell, Federal Programs/Curriculum Supervisor at 820-4203.
 
Highly Qualified Teachers
 
The federal law, “No Child Left Behind,” requires that all teachers meet the federal definition of a “Highly Qualified Teacher. We are pleased to announce that all of Minford’s teachers meet the standards and are highly qualified. Parents have the right to request information about the professional qualifications of all their child’s teachers. For more information, contact Mr. Jeremy Litteral at 820-3896 or request in writing to PO Box 204 Minford, OH 45653.
 
Notice of Non-Discrimination
 
The Minford Local School District hereby gives notice that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, and/or disability in the educational programs and activities operated by the district. It is the policy of the district that educational programs and activities are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, and/or disability. The Minford Local School District is an equal employment opportunity employer. To carry out these policy statements, persons and offices as identified herein are hereby appointed and shall be responsible for compliance within designated areas: Civil Rights Coordinator: Mr. Jeremy Litteral, Superintendent, 820-3896 Title IX Non-discrimination on the basis of gender Title VI Non-discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin Section 504 Non-discrimination on the basis of disability
 
Assessment Instruments used by Minford Local School District for Gifted Identification
Grades 2-8
 
Superior Cognitive Ability
 
•CTB McGraw Hill: Test of Cognitive Skills: Identification 125+
•Terra Nova: Identification 95% total battery Specific Academic Ability
•Terra Nova (CTBS/5): Identification 95% total battery Creative Thinking Ability
•CTB McGraw Hill: Test of Cognitive Skills: Screening 115
•Scales for Rating the Behavior Characteristics of Superior Students’ Creativity: Screening 32, Identification 43
•Terra Nova: Screening 92% total battery, Identification 92% total battery
 
Visual and/or Performing Arts Ability
 
•Audition or performance in dance, theater, or music
•Display of work in art or music
•Scales for Rating the Behavior Characteristics of Superior Students Art (V), Drama (VII)
Art: Screening 40, Identification 53
Music: Screening 25, Identification 34
Drama: Screening 36, Identification 48
 
For more information, contact Erica Thompson, MMS Counselor, 820-2182 or Brent Howard, MES Counselor 820-2225.
 
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