Gifted & Talented 2019-2020

GT Elementary & Middle School

GT Program

Shelbyville ISD is committed to providing learning experiences that meet the academic needs of all students. The SISD Gifted/Talented Education Program provides students who perform or show potential for high and/or advanced intellectual ability challenging academic opportunities.

Gifted and Talented Identification Process

REFERAL - GRADE 1-12

Referrals DUE BY February 1st - Written parental consent is obtained before any special testing or assessment.

SELECTION CRITERIA -

Students must meet the minimum criteria set by the selection committee in order to be selected for participation in the SISD Gifted and Talented program. Referred students will be selected based on both quantitative and qualitative measures. Example: standardized test scores, cognitive abilities scores, teacher and parent inventory, student product/writing sample/portfolio or other product.

2019-2020 Gifted & Talented Program Opportunities

Grade 2 & 3
  • Imagination Fair - October 15, 2019
  • Robotics - April 2020
  • Book Study/Create a children's book
  • Texas Performance Standards Projects (texaspsp.org)
  • Scholarships for summer camps
Grade 4 & 5
  • Innovation Inventions - March 2020
  • Robotics - April 2020
  • Book Study
  • Texas Performance Standards Projects (texaspsp.org)
  • Scholarships for summer camps
Grade 6-8
  • Innovation Inventions -March 2020
  • Robotics - April 2020
  • Book Study/Create a children's book
  • Texas Performance Standards Projects (texaspsp.org)
  • Scholarships for summer camps