Gifted Testing/Screening Dates:

  • October 5, 2021: Fifth grade gifted screening
  • December 7, 2021: First grade gifted screening
  • January 18, 2022: Grades 2-5 ODS/Cluster applicants
  • April 5, 2022: Grade 1 ODS/Cluster applicants

Gifted Applications

  • January 10, 2022 by 5pm: Grades 2-8
  • February 10, 2022 by 5pm: Grade 1

Gifted applications will be available beginning September 9, 2021 and can be found at:

You will need your child’s login and password information in order to access the application.  Please contact [email protected] with any questions or call 757-648-2080 Ext 53208

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Please visit for more information regarding the gifted program in Virginia Beach.


ODS is shifting their open houses from in-person to virtual due to current COVID-19 numbers. That includes all open houses: elementary, middle, art, and dance. All presentations will be viewable from links posted to the ODS website at 4:00 p.m. on the day of each event:

November 3                       Gifted Visual Arts (3-5) and Gifted Dance Education (3-8) Programs

November 10                     Middle School Academic Program

December 1                        Elementary Academic Program


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