Gifted and Talented

The Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted and Talented Students defines the gifted student as a child or youth performing or showing the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age, experience, or environment, and who:

  • Exhibits high performance capability in an intellectual, creative, or artistic area;
  • Possesses an unusual capacity for leadership; or
  • Excels in a specific academic field. (Texas Education Code 29.121; 1995)

Midlothian ISD provides a program for students in grades 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.

Referral and screening process