The Kenedy ISD Gifted/Talented Program serves children in grades K-12 in the four core curriculum areas: language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.
Some characteristics commonly associated with Giftedness include:
Problem-solving ability-quick to see solutions, possibilities.
Curiosity-exhibits unusual and sustained interest in the unknown/unfamiliar.
Sensitivity-feels deeply for others-often sensitive to criticism.
Originality-thinks of unique ways to express ideas.
Persistence-shows strong determination, will, stubbornness
Energy-works or plays in areas of interest without tiring for long periods.
Enthusiasm-enjoys challenges-thrives on complexity.
Taken from “My Child is What?” - Texas Education Agency.
Students, their parents, and school personnel may nominate students for the Gifted/Talented program. Parents who wish to nominate their child to be considered for the G/T program, need to pick up a nomination and consent for testing form at the office of their child’s school. If you have any questions, please contact the school, 583-4100 ext 1334.