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Gifted and Talented

Welcome: Thank you for your interest in the NISD Gifted and Talented program at Fields Elementary. The GT program provides unique lessons and experiences that nurture the abilities of high performing students. This program creates a challenging learning environment that encourages life-long learning, nurtures high self-esteem, and provides experiences that enable students to reach their fullest potential as independent thinkers.


Mission statement: At Fields, the GT program provides instructional opportunities and services for students with significantly advanced general intellectual ability and/or specific subject matter aptitude in language arts, science, social studies and/or mathematics. GT and enrichment programs provide an appropriately differentiated curriculum and activities to help students work to their fullest potential.


Philosophy of Gifted/Enrichment Program: Through GT and enrichment programs at Fields, we can meet the needs of learners who require appropriately differentiated curriculum and activities to foster curiosity and creativity.


Program Goals: Nominations and testing are offered year-round to optimize identification. We strive to foster kids' thirst for knowledge and passion to question and explore-to learn more.


Jenny Castillo


Phone: 210-398-2150

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