"Gifted and talented children" means those children identified at the preschool, elementary and secondary level as having demonstrated potential abilities of high performance capability and needing differentiated or accelerated education or services.
For the purpose of this definition, "demonstrated abilities of high performance capability" means those identified students who score in the top three percent (3%) on any national standardized test of intellectual ability.
Said definition may also include students who excel in one or more of the following areas:
- creative thinking ability
- leadership ability
- visual performing arts ability
- specific academic ability