The Gifted and Talented program is designed to provide appropriate educational experiences for those students who demonstrate the ability or perform at a remarkably high level of accomplishment.
State Definition of Gifted: “‘[G]ifted and [t]alented student’ means a child or youth who performs at or shows the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age, experience, or environment and who:
(1) exhibits high performance capability in an intellectual, creative, or artistic area;
(2) possesses an unusual capacity for leadership; or
(3) excels in a specific academic field.”
(Texas Education Code Ann. § 29.121)
The window to
recommend students for eligibility of Gifted and Talented services is NOW
OPEN. The deadline to submit applications is September 30, 2021.
Click here to learn more.
Click here to view the powerpoint presentation from the informational GT Parent Night. (Will be posted September 13)
Click here to view the GT Parent Brochure
Click here for the Mabank ISD GT Handbook
GT Academic Application
GT Visual Arts Application
GT Performing Arts Application
GT Academic Teacher Recommendation
Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented
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