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Referrals and Screening Process

Referrals and Screenings for Gifted and Talented

ATTENTION: ELEMENTARY PARENTS
Gifted and Talented Referrals for Spring 2021

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 2021 Assessment Grades K-5

Grade Level

Referral Window

Assessment Window

Date of Results

Kindergarten

11/30/20 - 12/18/20

January & February 

March 1, 2021

1st - 5th 

2/15/21 - 3/5/21

March, April, & May

May 27, 2021 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.  

Parent Informational Video link: 
Midlothian ISD Gifted and Talented Presentation
GT & Challenge Lab (Elementary) Presentation

ATENCIÓN: PADRES DE PRIMARIA
Referencias para dotados y talentosos para la primavera de 2021

Midlothian ISD ofrece un programa para estudiantes de K-12 que han sido identificados como excepcionalmente capaces. El Programa para Dotados y Talentosos en todos los niveles está diseñado para brindar oportunidades para satisfacer las necesidades sociales, emocionales y intelectuales únicas de los estudiantes dotados y talentosos. Los padres, maestros, estudiantes, consejeros o miembros de la comunidad pueden hacer recomendaciones para el Programa de Dotados y Talentosos. Una vez que se completen las evaluaciones, los padres serán notificados por escrito de los resultados. 

Ventanas de referencia para la evaluación de primavera de 2021 Grados K-5 

Nivel de grado

Periodo de recomendación

Evaluación

Fecha de resultados

Kindergarten

30/11/20 - 18/12/20

Enero y febrero 

1 de marzo de 2021

1 ° - 5 ° 

2/15/21 - 3/5 / 21 

marzo, abril y mayo

27 de mayo de 2021 boleta de calificaciones final 

 

Los padres pueden solicitar un paquete de referencia comunicándose con la maestra o  la consejera escolar de su hijo/hija. Si tiene preguntas sobre la remisión o las pruebas para el programa GT, comuníquese con la consejera de su hijo/hija.  

Enlace de video informativo para padres: 
Midlothian ISD Gifted and Talented Presentation
GT & Challenge Lab (Elementary) Presentation

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.