Gifted and Talented
Gifted & Talented Services
Weslaco ISD Gifted and Talented students take given opportunities to work together as a group, individually, and with other students. Gifted services are administered according to age and grade.
The elementary G/T services offer curriculum differentiation through a pull-out program called QUEST. The students are served according to grade level and are pulled-out for 3 hours a week. The QUEST Program focuses on the General Intellectual Abilities model. Credit by examination is also offered.
For kindergarten students identified for GT service, QUEST consists of 60 minutes per week in the QUEST classroom beginning the week of March 1. Students identified for GT service in kindergarten join the elementary pull-out program for 3 Hours per week in 1st grade.
The middle school G/T services offers curriculum differentiation through the Advanced Academics Academy, credit by examination, honors, and advanced courses for high school credit.
The high school G/T services offers curriculum differentiation, credit by examination, honors, advanced placement courses, and dual credit.
- Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented (TAGT)
- National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC)
- Texas Education Agency Division of Advanced Academic Services
- American Association of Gifted Children
- The Council of Exceptional Children (CEC)
- College Board
Extracurricular Activities for G/T Students
The Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students (State Plan) – revised 2009
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