• STEAM Summer Camp

    For current 4th-11th grade students
    Dates: June 10-13 and June 17-20
    Time: 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    At Dwight Middle School

    Breakfast & Lunch Provided

    Referral for SSAISD Gifted and Talented Services


    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

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

    NNAT3 Screening Grades 2 & 3



    Referrals accepted from parents, teachers
    and community members.

    October 8th -
    November 5

    October 8th -
    November 5

    October 8th -
    November 5

    NNAT3 Screening Kindergarten



    Screening, assessment conducted after
    parent permission obtained




    Gifted/Talent Committees meet

    February (Kindergarten)

    April (grades 1-5)



    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.