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SBISD has developed an identification process to efficiently assess students’ needs for the special educational services provided in the Gifted and Talented Program. This process is designed to be student-centered and collect a preponderance of data to determine if a student is in need of gifted services.

GT Identification Process

GT Services

Upcoming Referral Events


GT Appeals 

Because we are no longer returning to school, please submit appeals through this link:


If you are unable to access the form, or you need to deliver materials in person contact:

Appeals are due by May 28, 2020

results sent - tentatively June/July 2020  *Appeals decisions only affect services starting in the 2020-2021 school year 

transfers / summer evaluation

Transfer students who were previously identified as GT should submit their GT records to and their new school counselor.

Students transferring to SBISD from out of district who did not have the opportunity to participate in the GT referral process in their previous setting may register for our GT summer evaluation process through the link below.  Please read the information on the form in its entirety:


Additional Forms and Information

GT identification decision letters will go home by the end of February, 2020.

If you have any questions about the referral or identification process, please contact your campus counselor.

Should I refer my Child?

-copy of presentation

-GT Brochure

-GT Brochure (Spanish)