Baird ISD Gifted and Talented – Parent/Guardian Referral Information
Parents/guardians should review this page if they believe their child is performing well above grade level or demonstrating exceptional strengths or talents and would like their child’s performance and achievement reviewed to determine eligibility for gifted education services. If you feel that your child reaches the qualifications listed below of a gifted learner, complete the online referral form for gifted educational services. Referral submissions are due by Dec. 8, 2023.
Listed below are some differences to help you distinguish between a bright child and a gifted learner. (Szabo, 1989) The list below does not describe all the traits and attitudes of gifted children, as all children are diverse in their characteristics; however, it is a good reference of distinguishing characteristics.
After receiving this form, the GT coordinator will provide testing through the Region 14 Service Center, then the GT committee will consult and analyze all test scores and performance data.