IMPORTANT - Testing for Gifted & Talented services will resume when it is safe to return to school.
Welcome to Advanced Academics
The mission of the Galena Park Independent School District is to prepare students to become productive citizens and lifelong learners. We feel that by engaging our students in exciting lessons that explore and incorporate higher level thinking skills, we can assure success for all of our students.
Philosophy of GPISD Advanced Academics
The Galena Park Independent School District is dedicated to the development of each student to the extent of individual abilities. The district has made a commitment to identify and serve gifted and talented students with educational experiences and/or services appropriate to their unique needs. Students may be enrolled in a variety of program including, but not limited to, Journeys, Encounters, Pre-Advanced Placement, and Advanced Placement. Students are provided differentiated learning experiences with an emphasis on the processes of thinking, problem-solving, research, creativity, and communication.
The Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students
The State Plan provides requirements for and guidance to districts as they meet the unique needs of the gifted/talented population in Texas.
"Expecting all children the same age to learn from the same materials is like expecting all children the same age to wear the same size clothing." - Madeline C. Hunter
For questions regarding Advanced Academics or Gifted and Talented, please contact 832-386-1064.
To request your child be assessed for Gifted and Talented services, please contact your child's teacher or complete this form.