• Referral for SSAISD Gifted and Talented Services

    Eligibility

    South San Antonio ISD offers evaluation and assessment for GATE Services consideration based on the following requirements:

    • Learners must be currently enrolled in the South San Antonio ISD
    • Learners may be nominated for GT services once per academic year.

     

    Referral Process

     

    Assessment Flowchart

     

    South San Antonio ISD Gifted and Talented Services are designed to provide an academically challenging education for learners who perform or show the potential to perform at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to other learners of the same age, experience, or environment and:

    1. Exhibit high performance capability in an intellectual, creative, or artistic area;
    2. Possess an unusual capacity for leadership; or
    3. Excel in a specific academic field.
  • South San Antonio ISD GATE Identification Timeline
    2018-19

      Elementary (K-5) Middle (6-8) High (9-12)

    NNAT3 Screening Grades 2 & 3

    October

       

    Referrals accepted from parents, teachers
    and community members.

    October 8th -
    November 5

    October 8th -
    November 5

    October 8th -
    November 5

    NNAT3 Screening Kindergarten

    November

       

    Screening, assessment conducted after
    parent permission obtained

    January

    February

    March

    Gifted/Talent Committees meet

    February (Kindergarten)

    April (grades 1-5)

    April

    April

    Services begin for newly identified
    Kindergarten students

    March 1

       

    Services begin for newly identified
    students 1st - 11th

    Fall Semester

    Fall Semester

    Fall Semester

    Students new to SSAISD and who have been identified in a previous school district will be considered on a case-by-case basis.