School ID look-up
Web form where you can update your contact information, sign up for email announcements, and request print materials.
View the 4th–6th Grade Talent Search deadline table in the Identifying Students section.
Materials for identifying students
A print guide giving an overview of the program.
An overview of the program for students and their families. A Spanish version (PDF) is also available.
Materials for notifying students
Instructions for students who are completing the paper applications with helpful hints. A Spanish version (PDF) is also available.
Instructions for educators who would like to pay for their students’ enrollment.
What is above-level testing?
One page handouts on important issues for academically talented students.
Materials for celebrating students
Sample script to use for an awards ceremony at your school for 4th–6th Grade Talent Search participants.
A certificate you can use to honor your 4th–6th Grade Talent Search participants.
A press release template to help you notify local press about your students' achievements.
A press release template to notify local press about students who took the PSAT 8/9.
A badge to you can include on your website, social media pages, and publications to show that you are a Duke TIP partner.
A blog and community space for teachers featuring advice on classroom challenges, tips, and lesson plans.
TIP's blog with research, research-based advice, and listings of programs and competitions for academically talented students.
Links to webinars and information sessions about TIP programs and benefits, hosted by TIP staff.
Prompt and instructions for the 2018 Duke TIP Writing Contest.
Students qualify for the 4th–6th Grade Talent Search by achieving a score in the 95th percentile or higher on a qualifying exam. Once enrolled, participants receive access to optional above-level testing, enrichment activities, specialized publications, and eligibility to apply to TIP’s educational programs.