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.

2019 -2020 School Year


The high school G/T services offers curriculum differentiation, credit by examination, honors, advanced placement courses, and dual credit.

The Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students (State Plan) – revised 2009

English Version (PDF, 160 KB) Spanish Version (PDF, 181 KB)

For a print-ready file allowing you to produce an English-Spanish flip version of the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students, please e-mail

Gifted/Talented Frequently Asked Questions provides information relating to the State Plan and should not be construed as TEA rules. The PDF version of the G/T FAQs (PDF, 69 KB) are available.

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