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ALPS Testing for the 2023-2024 School Year

ALPS Application for the 2023-2024 School Year - English

ALPS Application for the 2023-2024 School Year - Spanish

The due date for applications has been extended to Friday, January 20, 2023.

Applications can now be submitted online OR in person!  

Applications can be submitted online at ALPSapplications@jordandistrict.org.

Payment for the testing can be paid online at https://jordansdut.governmentwindow.com/estore/district_office/testing.html.

Please note:  Due to universal testing in 6th grade,  there is no testing fee for Jordan School District 6th grade students.  

Please save a copy of the application on your computer and include the payment confirmation number when applying via email.

You can also apply to the Teaching & Learning Department located at 7905 S. Redwood Road; Entrance D.  Payments can be made by cash, check, or credit card.

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.
Visit HERE for more information about the CogAT assessment.

(3) Above Grade Level - IOWA Assessment
Iowa Assessments are norm-referenced tests.  For ALPS placement, the Iowa assessment is administered one grade above students’ current grade level in reading and math.
Visit HERE for more information about the Iowa assessment.