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AAA/GATE Programs

Accelerated Academic Achievement (AAA) & Gifted and Talented Education (GATE)

These programs and placement are for students identified through various sources of data as high or advanced achievers.

For more information, visit the CUSD AAA/GATE website by going to this link:

AAA/GATE students, as all Bergeson children, are considered scholars. Expectations for demonstrating Scholarly Attributes are higher for our identified AAA/GATE students.

  • Marian Bergeson Elementary School AAA/GATE Coordinator
  • CUSD AAA/Resource Teacher, Elementary: Mrs. Katie Robinson
  • CUSD AAA/Resource Teacher, Secondary: Mrs. Susan Peterson

Visit the Capistrano Unfied School District AAA/GATE Website Calendar of Events, Testing Dates and Parent Resources CUSD AAA/GATE website.


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The Capistrano Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: AR 1312.3, BP 1312.3 and BP 5183.

Rich Montgomery, Executive Director, Human Resource Services/Compliance
33122 Valle Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 234-9200

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