a graphic image advertising middle school GT referrals Jan 2-31

Melissa ISD parents and guardians who wish to have their middle school student (grades 6-8) tested for placement in the Advanced Academics & Gifted/Talented Services program must complete the referral process during the middle school referral period, open now through Jan. 31, 2022.

After testing, qualifying students are placed into GT the following school year. To learn more and access the GT referral form, visit www.melissaisd.org/gt.

"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, creative, or artistic area, possesses an unusual capacity for leadership; or excels in a specific academic field” (Texas Education Code §29.121).