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ALPS Testing

The 19-20 APPLICATION for PLACEMENT in the 2020-2021 School year is now available.
Applications are due to the Teaching and Learning Department in the Jordan Auxiliary Services Building at
7905 S Redwood Road, Entrance D,  West Jordan UT 84088    Applications Due Date:  December 20, 2019


world globe, colored pencils, notebooks, appleAssessments Used to Identify Students for the ALPS Program:

(1) Parent Recommendation
The ALPS Application constitutes the parents’ recommendation.

(2) On-Grade Level - Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT)
The CogAT measures students’ reasoning and problem-solving skills in three areas:  verbal, quantitative, and nonverbal.
Download the CogAT Test Brochure.

(3) Above Grade Level - IOWA Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS)
The ITBS is a norm-referenced test administered one grade above students’ current grade level in reading and math.
Explanation of Testing Codes for Iowa and CogAt.