• GT at the Secondary Level

  • Beginning in sixth grade, students who demonstrate an educational need for GT services may participate in one or more of our secondary programs: GT Math, GT English, GT Interdisciplinary Studies elective, and North East School for the Arts (NESA).  In grades 6 - 12, gifted students are served through gifted content courses and GT electives at the high school level.  


    Identified GT students may also participate in Advanced Academic Courses including: 

    • College Board Advanced Placement (AP) courses

    • Dual Credit courses

    • On-Ramps Dual Enrollment courses


    North East School of the Arts (NESA)  

    NESA is located on the campus of Legacy of Educational Excellence High School and is a gifted and talented program in the arts. NESA provides a rigorous academic environment, consisting of a sequential, customized curriculum designed to encourage  artistic excellence, integration with multiple arts disciplines, and authentic assessment. NESA students study daily with our  unique staff of professional educators who are also working artists with significant training and experience in their individual  disciplines. NESA students participate in master classes and seminars with professional artists, engage in many enrichment activities, and have multiple opportunities to showcase their talents. Students are accepted for the NESA program through an application and formal audition process. All students in 8th – 11th grade from Bexar County and surrounding areas may apply to audition. Seven (7) majors are offered at North East School of the Arts: Cinema, Creative Writing, Dance, Instrumental Music, Musical Theatre, Technical Theatre, and Visual Arts.