About the Program

Contact Information

Address: 8961 Tesoro Dr
San Antonio, Tx 78217
Phone:(210) 407-0327

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    Elementary

    GT K-2

    In grades K-2 identified kinder, first, and second grade students receive GT services through a pull out service model once weekly. Young gifted learners focus their attention on different types of thinking: 

    • Deductive Thinking
    • Inductive Thinking
    • Creative Thinking
    • Visual/Spatial Thinking
    • Evaluative Thinking
    • Critical Thinking

    GT 3-5

    In grades 3-5 identified third, fourth, and fifth grade students receive GT services through a pull out service model once weekly. Upper elementary GT students focus their learning on:

    • Systems Thinking
    • Masterpieces and Mysteries of Mankind
    • Eminent People and Philosophy

    An intermediate GT student also has advanced experiences in literature, algebraic reasoning, Socratic seminar, and technology applications.

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    Secondary

    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 with a Science emphasis

    • Curriculum  acceleration in grades 6 and 7 to complete 6-8 Math TEKS
    • Pre AP GT Algebra I in 8th grade for high school credit
    • Pre AP GT Geometry in 9th grade
    • Pre AP GT Algebra II in 10th grade
    • Choice of Pre AP GT Pre- Calculus, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Statistics, or other advanced math courses in 11th and 12th grade

    GT English with a Social Studies emphasis and specific course of study

    • Discovery through Language in 6th grade
    • Discovery through Community in 7th grade
    • Discovery of Self in 8th grade
    • Creation of Meaning in 9th grade
    • The Power of Choice in 10th grade
    • Discovery of America in 11th grade
    • Western World Ideas in 12th grade

    North East school for the Arts (NESA), a performing arts high school

    Launched in 2017-2018, current secondary students may also opt to participate in Interdisciplinary Studies electives at the high school level.