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Referrals and Screening Process

Referrals and Screenings for Gifted and Talented

ATTENTION: ELEMENTARY PARENTS
Gifted and Talented Referrals for Spring 2023

Midlothian ISD provides a program for students in K-12 who have been identified as exceptionally able. The Gifted and Talented Program at all levels is designed to provide opportunities to meet unique social, emotional, and intellectual needs of gifted and talented students.  Referrals for the Gifted and Talented Program may be made by parents, teachers, students, counselors, or community members. Once assessments are complete, parents will be notified in writing of results. 

Referral Windows for Spring 2023 Assessment Grades K-5

Grade Level

Referral Window

Assessment Window

Date of Results

Kindergarten

11/28/22 - 12/13/22

January & February 

March 1, 2023

1st - 5th 

2/13/23 - 3/3/23

March, April, & May

May 26, 2023 final report card


Parents may request a referral packet by contacting your child’s teacher or school counselor. If you have questions regarding referral or testing for the GT program, please contact your child’s counselor.  

 

There will be a GT Parent Information Meeting on December 5, 2022 at 5:30 pm at the Midlothian ISD Administration Building Board Room. All parents interested are invited to attend. There will also be GT Parent Information Meetings held at each campus providing the same information. 

Mt. Peak 

January 10, 2023

7:05 - 7:35 am

Guidance Room

Irvin

January 10, 2023

7:45 - 8:00 am Multipurpose Room

Miller

January 11, 2023 7:05 - 7:35 am Collaboration Room

Baxter

TBD TBD TBD

McClatchey

January 11, 2023 7:30 - 8:00 am GT Room #B114
Vitovsky

January 20, 2023

7:15 - 7:45 am

Guidance Room
Longbranch January 11, 2023 7:15 - 7:45 am

GT Room #B203

Coleman

January 12, 2023

7:15 - 7:45 am Guidance Room

 

Referral and Screening: Elementary

Referrals for the Gifted and Talented Program may be made by parents, educators, students, counselors, or community members. 

Qualitative and quantitative measures shall be used for GT program placement. Assessment tools may include, but are not limited to, the following: ability tests, achievement tests, creativity measures, and observation inventories.

Final determination of a student’s need for Gifted and Talented services is made by a committee of district educators who have had specific GT training. A balanced review of the data will be conducted before making identification and placement decisions.
 

Referral and Screening: Secondary

Referrals for the Gifted and Talented Program may be made by parents, teachers, students, counselors, or community members. Students may be referred each year, but prior testing data may be considered valid for 2 years. All secondary students are served through Pre-Ap and Advanced Placement courses. Students do not have to be identified as Gifted and Talented as a prerequisite for Pre-Ap and AP courses.