Gifted and Talented Services
To serve gifted and academically advanced learners by providing educational experiences designed to meet the need for intellectual challenge, promote global and cultural awareness, foster self-directed learning, and stimulate life-long habits: curiosity, creativity, and reflective thinking.
State Definition of Gifted and Talented/Advanced Learner:
TEC §29.121. DEFINITION: A Gifted and Talented 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:
- Exhibits high performance capability in an intellectual, creative, or artistic area;
- Possesses an unusual capacity for leadership; or
- Excels in a specific academic field.