College for Kids: Meramec
What is College for Kids?
The College for Kids (CFK) program is offered by the Continuing Education office of St. Louis Community College-Meramec for gifted and talented elementary and middle school youth who have completed kindergarten through eighth grade. Courses offered are designed to challenge and advance a student's skills. Programs are offered in the spring and summer.
Is my child eligible for the program?
All students must provide proof of giftedness in one of the following forms: Copy of IQ test showing full scale IQ score of at least 125 or copy of most recent standardized test results showing scores of 95 percent or above in subject area for which registration is requested or total battery of 95 percent or above or in school gifted program.
Students in kindergarten and grades 1 and 2 in schools/districts which do not have testing procedures for those grades may use the Teacher Referral Form indicating that the student consistently displays many of the characteristics outlined. Teacher Referral Forms will not be accepted for students in grades 3-8 except for those registering for fine arts/drama classes.
You can download a PDF brochure with an application and more details about the program as well as a list of the courses for the next session.
For more information please call the Continuing Education office at 314-984-7777.
To get a current listing of courses, use the online class schedule and following directions.
Choose the correct term and click on Begin Class Search. (Example: CE Summer 2012.)
Choose CFKD - College for Kids in the subject box and Meramec in the location box then click on Search Class at the bottom of the page. This will give you the full listing of all of the College for Kids classes.