GT Nomination Window November 4-15, 2019.

Parents, teachers, and students may complete the nomination form.  Here is the link to the online form. https://forms.gle/mT1JvRQ762QSkDFv6  The nomination form is available as a pdf file on the right-hand side of this page.  The form will also be available in the front office.  Please return all forms to Rebecca Redland-Sturzl by 4:30 on November 15, 2019.


NEW!  Under the charge of the superintendent, Advanced Academics led an innovation-design team to review and redesign the existing gifted and talented program.  Watch the video to see what is new.

Click for GATE 2.0 Overview Video



Secondary GT services include instruction by a teacher with the appropriate GT Foundations training within a Pre-AP, Advanced Placement, Magnet, International Baccaulearate (IB), Dual Credit, or advanced-level CTE courses for which teachers have received specialized training. Acceleration provides GT students with a choice of concentrating on their strengths or interests through the selection of at least one course in the GT interdisciplinary strands of STEM and/or Humanities for which they are identified each school year. Academic options provided vary based on campus and teacher decisions. Teachers and counselors provide guidance during the course selection process (grades 5-11) for the next school year.


Additional information and resources are available through Austin ISDā€™s Advanced Academics:





GT Advocate:
Rebecca Redland-Sturzl
GT Administrator:
Tina Salazar, Assist. Principal
Do You Think Your Secondary Child Is Gifted?
GT Nomination Form for Secondary Students: