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Gifted and Talented Olympus ProgramThe Springtown Independent School District's Gifted and Talented program, Olympus, is available to students in grades K-12 and is designed to meet the diverse needs of the gifted population. Olympus program options enable gifted students to work together as a group, work with other students, and work independently. Flexible pacing and grouping patterns, as well as independent investigations, are also employed to allow students to learn at a pace and level appropriate for the students' abilities and skills.Referrals:For grades K-12, students may be referred for the Gifted and Talented Program by teachers, counselors, parents, or other interested persons. Students in grades 6-12 may nominate themselves. Students may be referred only once during each school year.Students referred after referral deadlines will be considered referrals for the following semester.
2021-2022 Referral Deadlines:
*Kindergarten students who are referred by December 15, 2021 will not begin the identification process until the Spring semester. Kindergartners who qualify for G/T services will be placed by March 1st.
- Fall - October 13, 2021
- Kindergarten* - December 15, 2021
- Spring - February 10, 2022*
SISD employees referring a 1st-12th grade student for testing this spring semester, please use this teacher referral form.
Parents/guardians referring a 1st-12th grade student for testing this spring semester, please use this parent/guardian referral and permission form.
**All parents/guardians of students referred for G/T testing must fill out the form above, even if the student is being referred by a SISD employee.In order to meet state guidelines, Springtown ISD has adopted the following plan to provide for the identification and instruction of gifted students.