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Katy Independent School District

GT and Advanced Academics
Katy Independent School District has been named to the College Board’s 5th Annual AP® District Honor Roll.
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Katy ISD Kindergarten Gifted and Talented Screening Set for OctoberKaty ISD Kindergarten Gifted and Talented Screening Set for October2017-09-12T18:19:17Z<div class="ExternalClass69238954057A48659D1484DE15964609">​<span style="color:#222222;font-family:verdana, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.3px;background-color:#ffffff;">Monday, September 11, 2017</span><div><font color="#222222" face="verdana, arial, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.3px;"><br></span></font><span style="color:#222222;font-family:verdana, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.3px;background-color:#ffffff;"></span><div class="ExternalClass63D527D04ADA4A0B8A61E4A982D684F7" style="color:#222222;font-family:verdana, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.3px;background-color:#ffffff;"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">Parents of kindergarten students in Katy ISD may refer their children for Challenge (Gifted & Talented) screening between September 18 and October 2.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">Parents will receive information in their child's take-home packet explaining how to refer them beginning the week of September 11.</span><span style="text-align:justify;"> </span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration-line:underline;">The referral forms and parent checklist are due on October 3</span>.  The State of Texas defines a gifted and talented student as a child or youth who performs or shows the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age, experience, or environment.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Kindergarten service will begin by March 1, 2018.  The kindergarten program emphasizes the development of critical and creative thinking skills. Students attend for 60 minutes each week in the Challenge classroom. Students identified in the kindergarten level move into the elementary pullout program in first grade. If you have questions, please contact the counselor at the home campus or the campus Challenge teacher.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">​Parents of students who are referred and screened will receive placement notification during the last week of February.  Informational presentations and FAQ d​ocuments (English and Spanish) will be available on the <a href="/dept/GT/Pages/Elementary%20GT%20Challenge%20Program.aspx">Katy ISD GT and Advanced Academics web page</a>.</p></div></div></div>

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Gifted & Talented/Advanced Academics

6301 S. Stadium Ln

Katy, TX 77494 

Director: Alene Lindley

Instructional Officer: Nancy Hess

Ph: 281.396.2383    Fax: 281.644.1816


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