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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

Payment for the testing can be paid online at

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.