Gifted and Talented
The Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District recognizes that outstanding talents are present in children and youth from all cultural groups, across all economic strata, and in all areas of human endeavor.
Los Fresnos CISD identifies and serves elementary students in the area of general intellectual ability through differentiated curriculum and instruction in the four (4) core areas, ELAR, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Secondary students are identified and served in one or more Honors, AP and/or Dual Enrollment courses in the four (4) core content areas.
Los Fresnos CISD accepts the definition for gifted/talented students as defined by Section 29.121 of the Texas Education Code:
A gifted/talented student is a child or youth who performs at or shows the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age, experience, or environment and who
- exhibits high-performance capability in an intellectual area; or
- excels in a specific academic field.
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TX State Plan (TEA, 2019)