Gifted and Talented

  • Gifted & Talented  Coordinator, Susan M. Shires, MEd  (

         Welcome Back!

           Testing for  2022-23 will be Nov. 29

    If you would like your child to be tested to determine if GT services would be beneficial, please  complete the  referral forms linked below. This should be submitted no later than October 10.


    22-23 GT Referral/Nomination Form


    GT Parent Information 22-23  Power Point






    GT Summer Camp Opportunities

    Gifted & Talented Summer Camps 

    Looking for some fun and challenging ideas for your gifted child this Summer. We have compiled a list of local camps that might interest your child. Have a wonderful Summer! 

    Summer At The Academy (Ages 5-14) With more than 250 classes offered by the area’s top teachers, coaches and artisans, you will find excellent opportunities to create, learn, explore and have fun including STEM, robotics, LEGOS, drones, art, soccer, dinosaurs, science, math, Minecraft, CSI, and much more. 

    Dates: Programs running weekly May 31st – July 22 

    San Antonio Academy – 117 E. French Place, San Antonio, TX 78212 


    SOUTHWEST SCHOOL  OF ART Summer Art Studios (Ages 5-18) 

    Southwest School of Art’s Summer Art Studios is the most comprehensive and largest summer arts experience for students in San Antonio, offering six weeks of classes for students 5–18. Our artist-teachers focus on fundamentals such as drawing and painting, as well as experimental design and classes that explore world cultures. SSA is unique in offering media such as wheel throwing, metalsmithing, photography, and 3-D design. Summer Art Studios allows young artists to work with like-minded peers and culminates in a public celebration of their work each week. Dates: Camps running weekly June 6 – July 29 

    300 Augusta St, San Antonio, TX 78205 

    SAN ANTONIO BOTANIOCAL GARDEN  Summer Camp (Ages 5-17) 

    Connect with nature this summer in one of the Botanical Garden’s Summer Camps. Choose from a variety of camps including STEM in the Garden, Art and Nature, and Junior Explorers. Camps available for ages 7 – 12. 

    Dates: Camps running weekly from June 6 – August 5 

    555 Funston Pl., San Antonio, TX 78209 

    CITY OF NEW BRAUNFELS Summer Camps (all ages) 

    Our neighbor city of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation department offers an array of “FUN THINGS IN LIFE” during the Summer. 

    Dates: Camps date are June - August 

    CODE NINJAS Summer Camps (all ages) 

    Unleash your child’s inner NINJA! Transform your child’s love for technology into an exciting learning adventure. Offered camps include Intro to Roblox Development, Moviemaking with Minecraft, Become a YouTuber, Code Your Own Arcade, Designing Modifications with Minecraft, Adventures in Game Design, Program and Play in Python, and Day Camp - STEM. 

    Dates: Camps offered weekly in June and July 

    635 Cibolo Valley Dr. Suite 157, Cibolo, TX 78108 _listings&utm_content=tx-cibolo&utm_term=gmb


    One Week Left to Apply for the2022 TAGT Scholarships! 

    With the help of our generous donors, TAGT offers over $20,000 annually in student scholarship opportunities. By providing the right opportunities we may just spark the minds that will discover innovative answers to the most challenging questions of their generation. These scholarships have the potential to change a student’s life forever.The scholarships available are:New for 2022: Laura Allard Future Vision Scholarship Grows!This scholarship of $7,500 is awarded in honor of Laura Allard, a Founder and the first Executive Director of TAGT, to two (2) graduating G/T high school seniors who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement; possess a strong sense of purpose with clearly defined goals and a long-term plan for achieving those goals. Students from underserved populations are strongly encouraged to apply (e.g., culturally, linguistically, ethnically diverse students; first generation students; rural populations; free or reduced lunch; twice exceptional; etc).Adelle McClendon Young Leader ScholarshipA $2,500 scholarship awarded to a graduating G/T high school senior who has demonstrated outstanding leadership.Summer Enrichment ScholarshipsAwarded to identified gifted students grades K-12, who are currently participating in a gifted program and who want to enrich their learning experience during the summer months. The maximum summer scholarship award is $400. Students may use these scholarships to attend programs with academic, fine art, or performing arts focus.*Students may only qualify as a recipient of a Summer Scholarship once every three years. Summer Scholarship recipients must wait two years before applying again.*The deadline for all applications is April 152022. Please read the scholarship general information prior to beginning your application.
    Apply Here
    For any questions, please contact Sarah Vlcek at 512.499.8248 or




    GT Awareness Week April 4-8, 2022-  ⇐Parents, click on this link

    G/T Awareness Week was created to increase awareness and encourage support of gifted education in
    Texas. Through online community discussions and social media posts, parents, educators, and advocates
    come together to celebrate giftedness. Throughout the week, we have the opportunity to share information
    and create conversations to provide a deeper understanding of the purpose of gifted education

    GT Parent Orientation Video from the District (English)


    The G/T referral window is now open for the 21-22 school year! The G/T program in SCUCISD identifies students with high academic potential, gifts, and talents and provides them challenging academic experiences, rigorous career and college preparation, and acceleration opportunities while nurturing healthy social and emotional development. 

    Please click on the link to complete the form if you would like your student considered for G/T services. 


    21-22 G/T Referral Link English


    21-22 G/T Referral Link Spanish