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Gifted and Talented

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Elizabeth Minix
Elizabeth Minix
Hearing Impaired Teacher/Gifted and Talented Coordinator

Kentucky offers gifted education services for identified students across all grade levels. Primary students are screened and selected as high potential learners and students in grades 4 -12 are formally identified for services in one or more of the following areas:

  • general intellectual aptitude
  • specific academic aptitude
  • creative or divergent thinking
  • psychosocial or leadership skills
  • visual or performing arts

The Primary Talent Pool (PTP) is for students in grades K -3.  Gifted and Talented Educational Program (GATE) is for students in grades 4 - 12.