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Testing Information 2022-2023

          Referral for Services

Parents, teachers, counselors, or administrative personnel may refer a student for GT services.  Not all students who are referred for testing may qualify for services.  To qualify, students must demonstrate an academic need for enrichment and must score in the 95 percentile or higher on the majority of nationally normed testing administered.


The NEISD 2022-2023 Testing windows are the following:

  • August 31, 2022 Referrals due for 1st,3rd,4th, & 5th grade 
  • September 1st-23rd Testing for 1st, 3rd, 4th, & 5th 
  • October 7th-28th Universal Screening for ALL of 2nd Grade 
  • October 11th- First week for new qualifiers
  • October 31- Deadline for 2nd grade referrals
  • November 14th- First week for new 2nd grade qualifiers
  • Referrals in December for kindergartners.
  • January 6, 2023- January 27, 2023 Kindergarten testing
  • February 6, 2023 to February 27, 2023 5th grade Universal screening 
  • February 24th First day of GT Kinder gualifers
  • March 3rd - Fifth grade referral deadline

All ability test scores are valid for 2 years.