Use our school ID look-up tool to find the Duke TIP School ID you need to put on the invitation form or request materials. If your school is not listed, email email@example.com.
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.
Use our qualifying test look-up tool to find the scores that qualify students for the 4th–6th Grade Talent Search.
Materials for notifying students
This year we have combined our old brochure and invitation form into a single talent search invitation. We have also moved to 100 percent online enrollment—there are no more paper applications to worry about.
Instructions for students who are completing the paper applications with helpful hints. A Spanish version (DOCX) is also available.
Instructions for educators who would like to pay by check, credit card, or purchase order for their students’ enrollment or PSAT 8/9 testing.
A flyer to help you organize a parent information night to tell families about TIP. A Word version (DOCX) is also available.
Enrolled students list
Email us to request a list of students from your school or district who have enrolled this year.
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.
PSAT 8/9 participation report
Email us to request a school or district participation report with the names of students who took the PSAT 8/9.
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.
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.