The Tornillo ISD’s goal for K-12 G/T students is to ensure that services are comprehensive, structured, sequenced, and appropriately challenging, including options in the four foundation curricular areas, arts, leadership, and creativity as outlined in TEC 29.121 and the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students.
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.