Calendar

GATE Calendar  2020 - 2021
  
October 2020
  • October 21, 2020 - First day back for hybrid instruction at elementary school sites
  • October 26, 2020 - First day back for hybrid instruction at middle school sites
 
November 2020
  • Week of November 23, 2020 - Thanksgiving Break
  • Week of November 30, 2020 - Week 1 of 2 for CogAT testing in third and fourth grade
 
December 2020
  • December 5, 2020 - Saturday test for out of district families, students in private school, or PYLUSD students in fifth through seventh grade. Students need to be registered for the test. Please contact the GATE office for registration materials and testing details. (1 of 4)
    • Test session 1 - 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • Test session 2 - 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Week of December 7, 2020 - Week 2 of 2 for CogAT testing in third and fourth grade
  • December 19, 2020 - Saturday test for out of district families, students in private school, or PYLUSD students in fifth through seventh grade. Students need to be registered for the test. Please contact the GATE office for registration materials and testing details. (2 of 4)
    • Test session 1 - 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • Test session 2 - 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Week of December 21, 2020 - Winter Break
  • Week of December 28, 2020 - Winter Break
 
January 2021
  • January 6, 2021 - School Choice window opens in Student Services
 
Please note, your PYLUSD GATE identified student does not need to apply for a school choice transfer. Attendance to a GATE magnet location is done through the GATE department. Non-GATE identified siblings would need to have an application completed through Student Services should you want them to attend the same site. 
 
  • January 16, 2021 - Saturday test for out of district families, students in private school, or PYLUSD students in fifth through seventh grade. Students need to be registered for the test. Please contact the GATE office for registration materials and testing details. (3 of 4)
    • Test session 1 - 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • Test session 2 - 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Week of January 25, 2021 - Families notified of CogAT scores and identification for GATE services via email
  • January 30, 2021 - Final Saturday test for out of district families, students in private school, or PYLUSD students in fifth through seventh grade. Students need to be registered for the test. Please contact the GATE office for registration materials and testing details. (4 of 4)
    • Test session 1 - 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • Test session 2 - 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
 
February 2021
  • February 11, 2021 - District Parent Information Night via Zoom (Presentation)
  • February 12, 2021 - School Choice window closes in Student Services
 
Please note, your PYLUSD GATE identified student does not need to apply for a school choice transfer. Attendance to a GATE magnet location is done through the GATE department. Non-GATE identified siblings would need to have an application completed through Student Services should you want them to attend the same site. 
 
  • Week of February 15, 2021 - Elementary Site Information provided to parents via email
  • Week of February 15, 2021 - Middle School Matriculation Information provided to parents via email
  • Week of February 22, 2021 - Elementary Site office hours for parent questions
 
March 2021
  • March 1, 2021 - GATE choice Google Form (elementary and middle school) return window opens at the start of the business day
  • March 12, 2021 - GATE choice Google Form (elementary and middle school) return window closes at the end of the business day
  • Week of March 26, 2021 - Parent notification for GATE elementary magnet site placement