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GT Identification Timeline

Would you like to refer your student for G/T services? Advanced Academics will accept Referrals for G/T Services, for current K-12 Pearland ISD students, during the following time frame:

September 1 - 30, 2023

How can I refer my student?

Complete and submit the 2024 Referral for G/T Services in Project GT. The form will be available on September 1, 2023 through September 30, 2023. Late referrals will not be accepted for students who are enrolled prior to September 30, 2023. Students who enroll in Pearland ISD after the September 30, 2023 referral deadline should contact Advanced Academics about referring for G/T services.


Who can refer a student?

Parents, family members, community members, & Pearland ISD teachers and staff may refer a student for G/T services.


Can you please explain the assessment process?

A complete review of student data will begin in the fall. Data reviewed may include, but is not limited to, benchmarks, STAAR, previous ability or achievement assessment scores, qualitative data, or district screener data. If it is determined formal ability and/or achievement testing is required, the grade level specialist will schedule this. Formal assessment may take place at the ESC or designated campus on Saturdays or outside the instructional day. If so, parents will receive an email indicating their assigned assessment date/time. Parents are responsible for transportation to/from testing. For information specific to your student’s grade level, please contact the appropriate grade level specialist. The process of data review and assessment begins in September and continues through March.


When will I receive information on placement decisions?

Results will be emailed to parents/guardians by the following dates:

  • Kindergarten – 1st Grade: March 1, 2024
  • 2nd - 12th Grades: December 15, 2023



If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact the grade level representative in Advanced Academics:

K-4th Grade:
Heather Block
5th-8th Grade:
Jessica Collins
9th-12th Grade:
Corey Cogswell


**This timeline is subject to change and adjustments may be made during the school year as needed**