Welcome To FLAME
What is F.L.A.M.E?
It stands for "Fostering Learning Abilities In Marion Education". It is designed to develop the following areas: critical and creative thinking, cooperative learning, real world problem-solving, research skills, leadership, and goal-setting. Students usually delve into a topic of study as well.
Students are referred for the program and must exhibit three criteria set by the State of Florida. These criteria are:
1) Exhibit a need for the program as noted by either the teacher or the parent
2) Must show a majority of characteristics listed on the Gifted and Talented Checklist
3) Must score 130 or higher on a standardized test for I.Q (administered in the system by a county psychologist)