Elementary and Secondary GT Identification Timeline for 20-21 School Year

Kindergarten & 5th Grade

            Referral Window: November 30 to December 11
            Testing Window (in-person learners): January 7 to January 22 Testing Window (remote learners): March 8 - March 12 
            Decision Communicated by campus (in-person learners):  March 12
                Decision Communicated by campus (remote learners):  April 16

1st-4th Grade

Referral Window: January 19 to January 29
Testing Window (in-person learners): February 8 to March 5 Testing Window (remote learners): March 8 - March 12 
Decision Communicated by campus:  April 16


Referral Window February 22 - March 12 
Testing Window (in-person learners): March 22 - April 9  Testing Window (remote learners): April 19 - 23 
Decision Communicated by campus:  April 30
**During the referral window, your student can get a form from the campus counselor or you can fill out the online parent referral form.

***  Please understand that the following dates are subject to change due to potential COVID complications.  We appreciate your patience and flexibility during this unprecedented school year.  If you have questions or concerns about the identification process, please contact the GT specialist at your child's school for campus-specific information.

New to GCISD

              If your child is NOT currently enrolled in one of our district schools and you are interested in ASPIRE Academy, please contact  Sara Hartsfield.  You must live in the GCISD district or the city limits of Grapevine or Colleyville to be tested.  Please DO NOT fill out the form below.  We will email you a separate form, once we have established your residency, closer to the time of testing.  

Testing Window for New to GCISD students: April 19 - April 23 

Cuestionario y consentimiento para tomar la prueba para el Programa de servicios dotados y talentosos. 

Parent Inventory and Permission to Test Form for