• Assessment

    Students may be nominated or referred for G/T testing at any time (with the exception of Kindergarten) by teachers, counselors, parents or other interested persons.  Testing criteria is specific to the state definition of gifted and talented and shall ensure the fair assessment of students with special needs, such as the culturally different, the economically disadvantaged, and students with disabilities.

    Data is collected through both objective and subjective assessments.  Assessment tools may include but are not limited to, the following:  achievement tests, intelligence tests, creativity tests, behavioral checklists completed by teachers and parents, student/parent conferences, and available student work products.

    G/T Services are designed to develop critical and creative thinking skills, problem-solving skills, and reference skills for students demonstrating gifted abilities.  The specific services each student receives may vary, depending on the student’s placement recommendation and emerging educational, social, and emotional needs. 

    How do I start the G/T referral and testing process?

    If you are a parent who would like to refer a student for G/T testing, please follow the steps indicated below. 

    Middle and High School Students: Please use this link: https://docunavweb.lisd.net/Forms/RequestForGTTest to begin the referral process. 

    FALL 2021 Secondary (Grades 6-11) G/T Referral and Testing Schedule

    Parent and Staff Referral Window Open

    August 2 - October 1

    Teacher Observations of Referred Students

    September 1 - October 29

    G/T Test Administration on Campus

    October 13 - November 10 

    Campus Committee Meetings

    November 15-19

    District Selection Committee Meeting

    December 3

    Results Delivered to Parents and Campus

    December 8-9




    SPRING 2022 Secondary (Grades 6-11) G/T Referral and Testing Schedule

    Parent and Staff Referral Window Open

    January 6 - March 4

    Teacher Observations of Referred Students

    February 1- April 8

    G/T Test Administration on Campus

    March 23- April 27

    Campus Committee Meetings

    May 4-10

    District Selection Committee Meeting

    May 13

    Results Delivered to Parents and Campus

    May 18-19