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Katy Independent School District

GT and Advanced Academics

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Katy ISD Announces Screening Deadline for Gifted and Talented StudentsKaty ISD Announces Screening Deadline for Gifted and Talented Students2017-11-01T13:07:41Z<div class="ExternalClassB6E8CEF959E34E6CBCAB095184C8B453"><p>​</p><p style="color:#222222;font-family:verdana, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.3px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="text-align:justify;">Beginning in November, Katy ISD students in grades 1-4 and 6-11 can be referred for screening for the 2018-2019 gifted and talented program.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">Parents must complete a Parent Checklist which can be obtained from the student's school or from the </span><a href="/dept/GT/Documents/Parent%20Check%20List%20Elementary%20-%20English.pdf" style="text-align:justify;">Katy ISD website</a><span style="text-align:justify;">.</span><span style="text-align:justify;"> </span><br></p><p style="color:#222222;font-family:verdana, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.3px;background-color:#ffffff;text-align:justify;">The deadline for completing and returning the Parent Checklist is <span style="text-decoration-line:underline;"><strong>December 6, 2017</strong></span>.  Checklists which are not returned by the deadline will not be screened for service for the 2018-2019 school year.  The State of Texas requires that various types of measures be used to identify students for gifted programs which includes observations and standardized tests.  The program for elementary students consists of a one-day pullout in the Challenge classroom with a teacher trained in gifted education.</p><p style="color:#222222;font-family:verdana, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.3px;background-color:#ffffff;text-align:justify;">Transfer students who were screened in Fall 2017 must wait one full academic year before they can be rescreened.</p><p style="color:#222222;font-family:verdana, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.3px;background-color:#ffffff;text-align:justify;">Parents may contact campus counselors, elementary Challenge teachers, or G/T facilitators if they have additional questions.  They can visit the <a href="/dept/GT/Pages/GTServices.aspx">Katy ISD GT and Advanced Academics webpage</a> for more information. ​​</p></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

advancedacademics2@katyisd.org

 

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