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Gifted Education

Gifted and Talented ProgramBright lightbulb made of small images with Gifted and Talented above it.



A gifted/talented student 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:

  • exhibits high performance capability in an intellectual, creative, or artistic area:
  • possesses an unusual capacity for leadership; or
  • excels in a specific academic field. (Texas Education Code §29.121)



Who to Contact?

  • Campus level questions: testing timelines/dates, gifted/talented paperwork, referrals, etc., Please contact your campus counselor.
  • District office: Lauren Hooten,, 254-547-1227