7th Grade Talent Search

About TIP’s 7th Grade Talent Search

The 7th Grade Talent Search is an entry point to TIP’s support, resources, and community. At a crucial time when they are forming their identities and looking ahead to the future, students receive benefits that help them learn about their academic strengths, discover new interests, find essential advice, and connect with advanced educational programs.

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Students qualify by scoring at or above the 95th percentile on a grade-level standardized test or IQ test.

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Is the 7th Grade Talent Search right for you? Learn how to enroll so you can start receiving benefits.

ACT and SAT Testing

Get all the details about taking the ACT or SAT through Duke TIP—including signing up, preparing, and getting and using your scores.

Resources for Educators

Educators: find all the information and tools you need to start identifying and notifying your students.

Key Dates

December 14, 2019

ACT test date

January 17, 2020

February ACT enrollment deadline

February 8, 2020

ACT test date

February 10, 2020

March SAT enrollment deadline

March 13, 2020

April ACT enrollment deadline

March 14, 2020

SAT test date

Students qualify for the 7th Grade Talent Search by scoring at or above the 95th percentile on a grade-level standardized test. Enrollment provides benefits that last through the end of high school, including the opportunity to take the ACT or SAT, specialized publications, college prep advice, and access to educational programs.