A gifted/talented student is a child or youth who performs at or shows the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age, experience, or environment and who
exhibits high-performance capability in an intellectual, creative, or artistic area;
possesses an unusual capacity for leadership; or
excels in a specific academic field. (Texas Education Code §29.121)
Southwest Schools strives to provide excellent services while utilizing the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted and
Talented Students as the expectations for the Advanced Academic department.