Gifted and Talented

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    Gifted and Talented education programs/opportunities are offered to students in grades K-12. Gifted and Talented students in grades K-8 are provided an enrichment curriculum in science, social studies, mathematics, and language arts. G/T students in grades 9-12 have a variety of course offerings to meet their individual needs, including advanced math, English, science, and foreign language classes to name a few. G/T teachers throughout the district work to develop higher level thinking skills and strategies for both critical and creative thinking. 

    A gifted learner is 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 (TEC 29.121) .