Eanes ISD

1st - 12th Grade

The assessment process is open to all students through a referral system. Students may be referred by parents, staff members, or themselves. Notification will go out through district and campus. Students qualifying for GT services will begin early November 2018.

Aug 1, 2018 -
Aug 31, 2018

Online consent form available on district & campus websites

Aug 27, 2018 @ 6PMParent information meeting @ WHS Performing Arts Center

Sept 8, 2018

Students (Grades 1-5) will take Ability Assessment Test @ Valley View Elementary
See Schedule here.

Sept 8, 2018Students (Grade 6) will take creativity assessment @ Valley View Elementary
Sept 15, 2018Make-up Test: Ability assessment (Grades 1-5) or the creativity assessment (Grade 6) @ Valley View Elementary.

Sept 21, 2018 Deadline for Parents to complete a Scales for Identifying GT Students (SIGS) form
Oct 30, 2018Letters will be mailed home
Nov 30, 2018 by 4pmParent/guardian, student, or educator may request an appeal of the Campus Committee's decision
Dec 21, 2018District appeals committee will meet to review appeals and letters will be mailed home


WHAT IS THE GT PROCESS FOR 1ST - 12TH GRADE?

August:

  • Notification for GT referral process and parent meeting will go out through district and campus communication.
  • The assessment process is open to all students. Parents, staff members, and students themselves may initiate a request to be assessed for the GT Program, however parents are required to complete the online Consent for Assessment Form in order for their child to be assessed.
  • Parent information meetings will be conducted on August 27, 2018 at the WHS Performing Arts Center at 6:00pm. Parents are encouraged to attend this informational meeting.
  • Once a student is referred, parents must complete the online Consent for Assessment Form and submit it by the deadline in order for the assessment process to begin.
  • The online consent form can be found on district & campus websites. The consent form will be available August 1, 2018 through August 31, 2018.

September:

  • Students (Grades 1-5) will be given the ability assessment on September 8, 2018 at Valley View Elementary.
  • Students (Grade 6) will be given a creativity assessment on September 8, 2018 at Valley View Elementary.
  • Students needing to make-up the ability assessment (1-5)or the creativity assessment (6,) will take it on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Valley View Elementary.
  • Parents will complete a Scales for Identifying GT Students (SIGS) form by September 21, 2018.
  • All creative assessments for grades 1-5 will be completed at the home campus.
  • All ability assessments for grades 6-8 will be completed at the home campus.
  • All creative assessments for grades 7-8 will be completed at the home campus.

October:

  • Letters will be mailed home by October 30, 2018 notifying parents of GT placement. Students qualifying for GT services will enter the program in early November 2018.

November:

  • A parent/guardian, student, or educator may request an appeal of the Campus Committee’s decision by November 30, 2018.
  • Parents may initiate an appeal by completing an appeal form after they have met with the campus GT Specialist.

December:

  • District appeals committee will meet to review appeals and letters will be mailed home by December 21, 2018.