GT Referral and Assessment NEWS
All GT Referral forms (see bottom of page) for the Spring assessment window were due back to campus completed NO LATER than: Jan. 11 for Kinder or Jan. 25 for 1st+
Spring assessment has been completer for Kinder. The GT placement committee is meeting this week and notifications should come home by 02/15/19.
The Spring assessment window for grades 1-11 is February 11-March 7 on all 9 campuses. After all assessment on all campuses is complete the following will happen:
all assessments from 1st-11th grade will be scored & normed
the GT placement committee will meet to review assessment data and make decisions as to whether GT services are needed for each student assessed
result letters regarding placement or non-placement in the GT program will be sent home.
Look for those 1st-11th grade letters to come home the week after Spring Break.
Referrals should be made to your child's campus counselor or to Amy Rogers (District Advanced Academics Coordinator); Forms are available from your campus counselor or online HERE.
Referrals for NEW transfer students can occur throughout the year, however testing takes place at three specified times per year.
- Fall - Out of District GT Transfer students only (as needed should other district criterion not match WISD)
- Winter - Kinder Only
- Winter/Spring - Grades 1+
Information regarding the referral process, how students are assessed, and how students are served in Willis ISD (see attached slideshow below).
For a list of traits to look for when considering a GT assessment referral, see the "Bertie Kingore - High Achiever vs. Gifted vs. Creative Thinker" document at the bottom of the page.