GT Assessment Calendar

CFB Student GT Assessment Application Window
Advanced Learner Campus Grades 2 - 10:  October 1, 2023 – December 15, 2023
Advanced Learner Campus Grades K - 1:  October 1, 2023 – March 1, 2024
LEAP (already Advanced Learner identified) Grades K - 5:  October 1, 2023 – March 31, 2024

Non CFB Student GT Assessment Application Window
Advanced Learner  Elementary Grades K – 5: Request GT assessment after student begins school in CFB
Advanced Learner  Secondary Grades 6 - 10: Apply January 3, 2024 – May 23, 2024 (Test date 6/6/2024)
LEAP Grades PK – 5: Apply December 1, 2023 – March 31, 2024

STEAM Academy 
Apply through our Programs of Choice application Grades 1 - 5:  February 24, 2024 - March 31, 2024

  • For more information about our gifted and talented programs, please visit us on  the Advanced Academic Services Department page at cfbgifted.com
  • Families who express interest in GT assessment (including LEAP) after the application deadline will be asked to make a request for assessment to the student’s CFB school counselor at the start of the next school year.

GT Assessment Procedures for CFB students:
To request assessment for GT Advanced Learner  for your CFB student please contact your child’s campus counselor. See assessment application window.

If your child has participated in any standardized testing within two calendar years from another district, it is important that you provide us with those results prior to testing.

Middle and high school students seeking GT Advanced Learner  placement for 2024-25 year after December 15th should see their counselor to request testing held on June 6th, 2024.

GT LEAP assessment may be considered following Advanced Learner placement in mathematics and language arts.  Recommendation can be made by the campus, the student, or the parent.  The LEAP program is designed to meet the needs of students in the highly gifted range; evidence that the student may be functioning in that range is required prior to LEAP assessment.  To request LEAP evaluation for your child please submit a LEAP INTEREST form (found on Advanced Academic Services Department site: cfbgifted.com) by March 31, 2024.

  • Pre-Kindergarten students applying for LEAP assessment will be required to attend a short pre-screening to determine readiness for GT evaluation. 
  • In order to start the process and to be scheduled for a pre-screening appointment please submit a LEAP INTEREST form for your child (found on Advanced Academic Services Department site: cfbgifted.com) by March 31, 2024.

GT Assessment Procedures for students NOT ENROLLED in CFB:
FOR ALL NEW STUDENTS:  Be sure to start your child’s application for school. Fill out application

If your child has participated in any standardized testing within two calendar years from another district, it is important that you provide us with those results prior to assessment.

GT Advanced Learner assessment K – 5: after child starts CFB school, request assessment from campus counselor. See assessment calendar for application window.

GT Advanced Learner assessment for secondary students entering grades 6-10 not enrolled in CFB who desire GT programming for the next school year will occur on Thursday, June 6, 2024.  Please email Michelle Wilson:  wilsonm@cfbisd.edu at least one week in advance of this date.

If you wish to have your current pre-K through 5th grade child evaluated for entry into the GT LEAP program, please fill out and submit the LEAP INTEREST form (found on Advanced Academic Services Department site: cfbgifted.com) December 1, 2023 – March 31, 2024.

  • Pre-Kindergarten students through first grade students applying for LEAP assessment will be required to attend a short pre-screening to determine readiness for GT evaluation. 
  • In order to start the process and to be scheduled for a pre-screening appointment please submit a LEAP INTEREST form for your child (found on Advanced Academic Services Department site: cfbgifted.com) December 1, 2023 – March 31, 2024.